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Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and includes certifications inscribed by Saml. T. [M?]ight, a civil engineer, Edward H. Brodhead, James H. Lockwood...
Description: A view of the site of the original Fort Crawford (1816-1831).
Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure, titled: "Winneshiek World’s Famous Wild Life Refuge Historic Fort Crawford and Picturesque Prairie du Chien", feature...
Date: 1927 ca.
Description: Military road marker erected in 1927 by Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution at the foot of the old road opposite Prairie du Chien. The road was built...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this photograph was taken, the structure was occupied by Ben...
Description: Woman's Building, one of the oldest buildings in the city. It is believed to have been built in 1842 by John Folsom, an early settler and farmer on the hei...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A view of the entrance to the Brisbois house.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Brisbois grave, tomb of Michael Brisbois.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: A view of the ruins of Fort Crawford.
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Lawler Hall at Campion College. This image was made during the Civil War when the building was used as a U.S. Military hospital. Prior to the war, it was B...
Description: Dousman House Hotel, built in 1863 near the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad to provide accommodations for its patrons. View looking southeast near...
Description: French Cemetery, showing grave of Alice Trewe. Calvary Cemetery is in the background.
Description: Artesian Well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). It was dubbed by some to be the "Grea...
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, restored by the United States Government about 1905.
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Brisbois House.
Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this image was made, the structure was occupied by Ben Schau...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Railroad plan of Prairie du Chien.
Description: View of the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. Established in 1903, became a general hospital in the 1930s.
Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.
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