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A Short History of Wisconsin

Date: 1900 after

Description: This photocopy map shows blocks, lots, subdivisions, city wards, buildings, some landownership, and the Mississippi River. The map margins include business...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

An old soldiers letter

Date: 1923-10-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1905-10 

Description: Elevated view from Reservoir Bluff to the east of the town. The bluffs of Iowa can be seen in the distance.

Property Record

203 S OHIO

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3947

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Schoolhouse at Lawerton(?), built 1859. There is a bell tower on the roof. Several of the windows are boarded up, and the door is either wide open or missi...

Date: 1848 

Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...

Property Record

216 CASS ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: DR. KLEINPEL RESIDENCE

Reference Number: 3921

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Black Hawk War overrated say pioneers

Date: 1926-12-22

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Fr. Hagen's old observatory razed

Date: 1918-4-11

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).

Evidence of First Feasts

Take a look at some first hand accounts of the ways Native Americans of Wisconsin celebrated their own Thanksgiving ceremonies.

National or State Registers Record

NE corner of N. Water and Fisher Sts.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Rolette House

Reference Number: 72000046

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Historic Lawler Hall

Date: 1927-10-18

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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...

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Date: 1923-5-13

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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