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Date:  date unknown

Description: This map shows farm lots and private land claims on Prairie du Chien. The bottom left margin reads: "Part of sec. 1, T6 N, R 7W and sec. 36, T 7N, R 7W. S...

Photograph

Dr. J.P. Scanlan

Date: 1941-08-19 

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

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Photograph

Weighing Guests

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.

Historical Essay

Civil War Loyalty Flag

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

20-star United States Flag used in initiation ceremonies to the Union League, where members swore to protect the Union and its values, Prairie du Chien, Wi

Date: 1934-07-28 

Description: This map shows buildings and dimensions of Fort Crawford and hospital overlaid on a plat of existing lots, streets, and closed streets.

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

Two Crawford county pioneers have birthdays

Date: 1927-6-17

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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...

Property Record

c. 123 W. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147544

Photograph

Artesian Well

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of artesian well, apparently not the same one that was located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since rena...

Property Record

206 W. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147482

Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814 

Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...

Photograph

Campion College

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from a distance of Campion College.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

First white woman born in Wisconsin

Date: 1901-8-??

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view of the interior of St. Gabriel's Church.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the north side of town, from high on the bluff.

Date: 1898 

Description: Dousman family and house party guests playing billiards at Villa Louis. A lamp hangs over the table and prints are displayed on the walls. A display cabine...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

An old soldiers letter

Date: 1923-10-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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