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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...
City: Prairie du Chien
Description: Elevated view from Reservoir Bluff to the east of the town. The bluffs of Iowa can be seen in the distance.
Community: Prairie du Chien
Reference Number: 3947
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.
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...
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...
Historic Name: DR. KLEINPEL RESIDENCE
Reference Number: 3921
Description: A view of Fort Crawford (the second site and buildings of 1829-?).
Evidence of First Feasts
Historic Name: Rolette House
Reference Number: 72000046
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...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
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