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Historical Essay

Lice Comb from Fort Crawford

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bone lice comb from site of first Fort Crawford in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, 1816-1829. (Museum object #1997.62.11941)

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Dousman estate offered to Prairie du Chien

Date: 1934-8-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1958 

Description: An aerial view of town.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Section of New Prairie du Chien Marquette $1,000,000 Suspension Bridge. Total length 3729 feet. Only suspension bridge on the Mississippi River. Open for...

An Old Man's Tall Tale

Wisconsin pioneer Joseph Crelie was said to be 139 years old when he was exhibited to spectators in 1864. But how old was he really?

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.

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.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

River port town in 1870

Date: 1922-8-27

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Doctors of state plan memorial to beaumont

Date: 1931-4-05

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

345 N Main St

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 220371

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Former residence of the commanding officer. General Zachary Taylor was its first resident. It was subsequently rebuilt under the command of General Brooke....

Date:  

Description: A man and woman golf on the west lawn of Villa Louis. They are probably members of the Dousman family.

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Brew House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Brew house.

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Brisbois House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house, the oldest stone house in the state of Wisconsin.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Where fur traders lived

Date: 1928-11-09

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1932-7-21

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

614 S BEAUMONT

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 130810

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Born in old Fort Crawford

Date: 1921-10-??

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1927-7-20

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1930-5-22

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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