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Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, the Mississippi River, Fort Crawford, depot ground, and a graveyard. An old fort location is outlined in re...

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the back of...

Photograph

Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page from photo album showing Nina S. Dousman and three sisters posed outdoors while hiking in a coulee, north of town. Nina is seated and reading. Three o...

Photograph

Fishing Dock

Date: 1965-07-05 ca.

Description: A fishing dock along the shore of the Mississippi River. A man is in a boat near the shoreline, and an automobile is behind a tree. A number of boats are l...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of a plaque about the orchards.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Astor fur trading building, The Northwest Fur Company, in 1808. This building later used as a post office before the Civil War.

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Description: Image of the historical marker for Gays Mills Apple Orchards overlooking the town of Gays Mills, Wisconsin. The marker stands to the left, leaving an eleva...

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Dousman Hotel seen from an elevated view of the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bluff street looking west.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Four men are building the wall at Signal Point Lookout in Wyalusing State Park. They are part of Works Progress Administration (WPA) Project #8656-8.

Photograph

Observation Tower

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across road of an observation tower overlooking extensive apple orchards, a tourist attraction in season. Many people are standing below the tower whe...

Postcard

Black Hawk Tree

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Black Hawk Tree in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin. It was rumored that Chief Black Hawk hid within this tree to escape soldiers from Fort Crawford.

Photograph

Brew House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Brew house.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Eastman power plant. Two children pose on a metal cylinder outside the plant. The text on the photograph reads, "The Best electric light pl...

Date: 1907 

Description: View of Praire du Chien Sanitarium.

Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Photograph

Valley Landscape

Date: 1961-09-10 

Description: Kickapoo Valley landscape with a dead white tree in the vicinity of Highway 131.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows a line, marked with latitude and longitude coordinates that runs through Prairie du Chien. Only a few features beyond this line are displaye...

Date: 1926 

Description: View from road of a service station on the left with gas pumps. Next door is a meat market, a restaurant and a bank. A man is standing in front of the serv...

Date: 1965-07-04 ca.

Description: A rural valley with a stream running through the pasture. In the background, a farm is visible through the trees.

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