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Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...
Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147506
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Head and shoulders oval framed portrait of John Muir (1838-1914).
City: Prairie du Chien
Date: 1864 after
Description: A view from lawn of the stone facade of St. Mary Academy. The arched main entrance is partially visible behind trees on left. A bell tower sits in the midd...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - summer kitchen (preserve house)
Reference Number: 12634
Reference Number: 147547
Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S ARCHANGEL CATHOLIC CHURCH AND RECTORY
Reference Number: 3903
Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...
Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...
Reference Number: 147523
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Congregational church, organized in 1852.
Description: This plat map shows lots, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.
Historic Name: Commercial Hotel
Reference Number: 3914
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - main house
Reference Number: 12633
Historic Name: Dr. Alonzo Benedict House
Reference Number: 112940
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.
Description: Stereograph of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Description: Dousman family entertaining house guests on the lawn at Villa Louis. A table and chairs are set up on the grass and several of the group are holding baseba...
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