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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.

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: St. Mary's College and Academy.

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Campion College

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A front view of Campion College.

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford ruins.

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the ruins of the guardhouse used in 1883. The roof was burned off.

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High School

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: High School built in 1896. George Fairfield, President of the Board of Education.

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Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The original Lawler pontoon bridge was replaced in 1910 by this pontoon bridge.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the bridge over the Wisconsin River.

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, showing ruins of the building of 1892-?). These are the ruins of the hospital.

Date: 1907 

Description: View of Praire du Chien Sanitarium.

Date:  

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul" of the Jo Packet Line, near the Dousman House, the "Senator".

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Fort Crawford

Date: 1830 

Description: Illustration of Fort Crawford.

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Campion College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of Campion College, formerly the Sacred Heart College.

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Lower Mill

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the Lower Mill.

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Campion College

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of Campion College.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of St. Mary's Academy.

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Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Main Street looking east.

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Sanitarium

Date: 1907 

Description: View of Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. "The ground where this sanitarium stands was the site of Gen. Taylor's headquarters at Fort Crawford in 1832. It was...

Date: 1912-02-01 

Description: Photographic postcard of the toll bridge that spans the Wisconsin River. Part of the bridge is covered. Several men stand along the railing. A sign warns "...

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