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Drawing

Astor Building

Date: 1830 

Description: A view of the Astor building.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Prairie du Chien, Wis., ferry 93 years old

Date: 1929-8-18

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3828

Photograph

Cottage Community

Date: 1971 ca.

Description: A cottage and trailer house community along a river. A Schlitz beer advertising is nailed to a tree and reads, "Move up to Quality / Schlitz / The Beer Tha...

Fur Trader, Merchant, Judge and Territorial Legislator

Biography of fur trader, merchant, judge and territorial legislator James Henry Lockwood.

Historical Essay

The War of 1812

Wisconsin's Involvement with the war on the French, British and Natives

Learn how the British relinquished control of Wisconsin and Americans took over the region's fur trade during the war of 1812.

Property Record

1600 S WACOUTA AVE

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: W.S. Hoffman Memorial Athletic Center

Reference Number: 160881

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Old Fort Crawford

Date: 1920-11-

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.

Property Record

102 W. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147505

Newspaper Article/Clipping

First settlement of Prairie du Chien

Date: 1919-5-14

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

St. Mary's Academy

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of St. Mary's Academy.

Photograph

Villa Louis Tea

Date: 1948-05-21 

Description: Eudora Kolowinski, from Prairie du Chien, Miss Crawford County, and Bevery Johnston, Ferryville, Miss Villa Louis, in formal dress, stand in front of the p...

Date: 1932-9-22

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Postcard

Fort Crawford

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A view of the ruins of the guardhouse used in 1883. The roof was burned off.

Historical Essay

Brisbois, Michael 1760-1837

Fur Trader and Settler

Biography of French-Canadian fur trader Michel Brisbois, who founded the first permanent white settlement in Prairie du Chien.

Photograph

Schoolyard Baseball

Date:  date unknown

Description: Boys play a baseball game while a large crowd of spectators watches from the sidelines. Three stone buildings stand in the background, one of which has a b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Villa Louis, also known as Dousman Mansion, in an aerial view.

National or State Registers Record

Fisher St. and River Rd.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Dousman Hotel

Reference Number: 66000122

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