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Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, showing ruins of the building of 1892-?). These are the ruins of the hospital.
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 "...
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: High School built in 1896. George Fairfield, President of the Board of Education.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A view of the ruins of the guardhouse used in 1883. The roof was burned off.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. Established in 1903, became a general hospital in the 1930s.
Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul" of the Jo Packet Line, near the Dousman House, the "Senator".
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Main Street looking east.
Description: Marquette monument, in memory of the discovery of the Mississippi River by Father Marquette and Louis Joliet, June 17, 1673. The monument was unveiled on S...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The original Lawler pontoon bridge was replaced in 1910 by this pontoon bridge.
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...
Description: A view of St. Mary's Academy.
Description: Fort Crawford. Hospital ruins.
Description: Illustration of Fort Crawford.
Description: Fort Crawford ruins.
Date: date unknown
Description: Photographic postcard of the bridge over the Wisconsin River.
Description: A view of Our Lady of the Angels Chapel at Campion College.
Description: A view of Browers Park, showing the fountain.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (1829-1835).
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.
Description: View of Praire du Chien Sanitarium.
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