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Date: 1922-12-12

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1923-5-13

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date:  date unknown

Description: Diorama in the Milwaukee Public Museum depicting Black Hawk's surrender on August 27, 1832 at Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from Bribois Bluff.

Date: 1942 ca.

Description: This photocopy plat map represents the relative position and size of the sloughs and islands in the Mississippi River, opposite Prairie du Chien.

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map shows farm lots and private land claims on Prairie du Chien. The bottom left margin reads: "Part of sec. 1, T6 N, R 7W and sec. 36, T 7N, R 7W. S...

Date: 1923-6-23

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Property Record

338 N MAIN ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Strange Powers (Poze) House

Reference Number: 3888

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Dousman Office building, later used as a pearl button factory.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Astor fur trading building, The Northwest Fur Company, in 1808. This building later used as a post office before the Civil War.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The former Astor (American Fur Trading Company) post building, now a museum of local history and fur trading history. There is a sign reading, "The Riversi...

Date: 1924-1-13

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the interior of St. Gabriel's Church.

Date: 1931-8-30

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Historical Essay

War of 1812 Cannonball

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Fragment of six-pound cannonball fired in battle between American and British forces on July 1814 at Prairie du Chien, Illinois Territory (now Wisconsin).

Date: 1854-12-05 

Description: This plat map shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, and an old fort. The left margin reads: "Part of the Main Village of Prai...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Historic Lawler Hall

Date: 1927-10-18

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

2,000 in church parade

Date: 1917-6-12

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

View of Town

Date:  date unknown

Description: 1. Stone Astor Fur Co. building built in 1808. 2. Voth Cottage, built in 1930. 3. Brisbois mansion, built 1808, by Michael Brisbois. 4. Site of Hudson...

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