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Description: View down street with commercial buildings on the left. There are children on the sidewalk in front of the R.G. Seymour grocery store. Next door is a resta...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Kane's Hotel, built in about 1839 by Ezekiel Tainter, and then called the Phoenix Hotel, on Main Street. It passed through many hands but retained the orig...
Description: Train stopped at the Ferryville depot. The caption reads, "Limited Going 50 Miles."
Description: View down railroad tracks of the Lynxville train depot on the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad line. There are bluffs on the right, and a man is walk...
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of Our Lady of the Angels Chapel at Campion College.
Description: View of water spouting from a pipe sticking out of a pond surrounded by stones on the grounds of Villa Louis. The house and two outbuildings are visible am...
Description: This map shows the geological makeup of the valley in red, yellow, and green, the Mississippi River, and the location of Fort Crawford. The geology on the...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: The old Indian agent's house.
Description: Five young boys pose in a rowboat near a large piece of driftwood. Another boat is docked at a pier along the shore.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: A moving train departs the Ferryville depot. Two men are near wooden boxes and containers. Four girls sit on the ground near the platform, and one of them...
Description: This map shows buildings and dimensions of Fort Crawford and hospital overlaid on a plat of existing lots, streets, and closed streets.
Description: Elevated view of the pile-pontoon railroad bridge across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The bridge was built and patented by John Lawler in 187...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of a covered bridge.
Description: Exterior view of the Methodist Evangelical Church. The building features a sign that says: M.E. 1893. There is a lamp over the entrance, a small, lattice-e...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...
Description: A view of the Astor building.
Description: View from a hill towards houses and outbuildings. A man stands on a board sidewalk in front of a group of houses. A woman and young girl stand near the ent...
Date: 1962 ca.
Description: The Museum of Medical Progress at the site of Fort Crawford military hospital.
Description: View from shoreline of a car driving over a bridge on the Kickapoo River. There is a ridge of a hill in the background.
Description: Diorama in the Milwaukee Public Museum depicting Black Hawk's surrender on August 27, 1832 at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien.
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