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Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the "Capitol" excursion steamer pulled up to the bank of the Mississippi. The steamer has three or four decks, and elaborately detai...

Photograph

Black Hawk Tree

Date:  

Description: The Black Hawk Tree growing in the middle of the street, now East Black Hawk Avenue. There are houses on the left and the road is lined with trees planted...

Property Record

105 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Masonic Center

Reference Number: 147522

Property Record

308 N MINNESOTA

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3938

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?

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Dousman Office building, later used as a pearl button factory.

Date:  

Description: View of the central hall at Villa Louis. The hall is decorated with sculptures, paintings and other decorative items. There is a stairway at left.

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Description: Graves of Michel Brisbois and (?) Tilmont on a bluff overlooking Prairie du Chien.

Date: 1923-9-16

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Boating

Date:  date unknown

Description: Five young boys pose in a rowboat near a large piece of driftwood. Another boat is docked at a pier along the shore.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3943

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of snow-covered trees on the west lawn of the Villa Louis grounds.

Postcard

Black Hawk Tree

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Black Hawk Tree in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin. It was rumored that Chief Black Hawk hid within this tree to escape soldiers from Fort Crawford.

Photograph

LaPointe House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: LaPointe house built about the time of the War of 1812, and razed in 1921. It was originally a log structure which was later clapboarded, but the logs stil...

Date: 1925-10-21

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

c. 118 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147509

Date:  date unknown

Description: Violet and Judith Dousman seated together between a canna bed and a weeping mulberry.

Date: 1855 

Description: This map shows streets and lots. The right side of the map includes notes on widths of streets and certifications. The top right reads: "Parish's Additio...

Date: 1931-8-30

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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