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Newspaper Article/Clipping

A communication

Date: 1905-2-24

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Honor doctor in Prairie du Chien Aug. 30

Date: 1931-8-12

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: Page from photo album showing Nina S. Dousman and three sisters posed outdoors while hiking in a coulee, north of town. Nina is seated and reading. Three o...

Date: 1928-09 

Description: A clam fisher in a boat on the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. Attached to the long rod are many small hooks similar to grappling hooks. As the bo...

Photograph

Black Hawk Tree

Date:  

Description: The Black Hawk Tree growing in the middle of the street. According to legend, Chief Black Hawk hid in the branches of this tree for three days during the B...

Photograph

Dr. J.P. Scanlan

Date: 1941-08-19 

Description: Dr. J.P. Scanlan, Wisconsin historian.

Photograph

North First Street

Date: 1931 

Description: View along North First Street showing the Brisbois house (center).

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east down dirt road. Commercial buildings and storefronts line the road.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Wilderness outpost in a stirring age

Date: 1926-7-11

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

601 S BEAUMONT RD

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: St. Mary's Institute

Reference Number: 3906

Property Record

126 N MINNESOTA

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3933

Date: 1830 ca.

Description: This early 19th century manuscript map of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, shows sections, landownership and acreages, roads, and ferries in the towns of Bridg...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this photograph was taken, the structure was occupied by Ben...

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view of the entrance to the Brisbois house.

Historical Essay

Catlin, John, 1803-1874

Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.

Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Prairie du Chien marks cradles of history

Date: 1923-7-15

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Postcard

Campion College

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of Marquette Hall, a dormitory for students at Campion College.

From Slave to Healer

Learn about Mary Ann Menard, Wisconsin's first doctor.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Women's league club

Date: 1923-3-18

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Map or Atlas

Railroad Plan

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Railroad plan of Prairie du Chien.

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