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Brisbois House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The northwest facade of the Michael Brisbois house, built in 1815.

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Aerial View of Town

Date: 1958 

Description: An aerial view of town.

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French Cemetery

Date: 1953 

Description: French Cemetery, Father Dunand, May 8, 1817.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Brisbois House.

Postcard

Lower Mill

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the Lower Mill.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: Marquette University dean, Archibald J. Tallmadge, S.J. delivers a speech at the 250th anniversary celebration of the discovery of the Mississippi River by...

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French Cemetery

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: French Cemetery, showing the grave of Mrs. Alexander Gardipe.

Date: 1972-05 ca.

Description: Poster publicizing The Great Fire Engine Race of America, over Memorial Day Weekend held in Prarie Du Chien, Wisconsin. Event was co-sponsored by Ward La F...

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Brisbois House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house, the oldest stone house in the state of Wisconsin.

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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...

Date: 1864 

Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...

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Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Dousman House hotel, surrounded by Mississippi River flood water in spring. View looking northwest.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph view of Black Hawk Avenue.

Date: 1918 

Description: Interior view of the Prairie du Chien City Library. The cardboard backing reads: "Prairie du Chien, 1918." Reverse of the cardboard mounting reads: "Prairi...

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Black Hawk Tree

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Description: The Black Hawk Tree growing in the middle of the street. According to legend, Chief Black Hawk hid in the branches of this tree for three days during the B...

Postcard

Browers Park

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of Browers Park, showing the fountain.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: The Museum of Medical Progress at the site of Fort Crawford military hospital.

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French Cemetery

Date: 1953 

Description: French Cemetery.

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Warehouse

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of warehouse, which was formerly a five storied grain elevator. This building stood downstream from the Diamond Jo warehouse. The Mississippi Rive...

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