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Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Dousman House hotel, surrounded by Mississippi River flood water in spring. View looking northwest.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Prairie du Chien, Wis., ferry 93 years old

Date: 1929-8-18

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

318 S BEAUMONT

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: JOSEPH M STREET HOUSE

Reference Number: 6065

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Hercules L. Dousman

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Brisbois Grave

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Brisbois grave, tomb of Michael Brisbois.

Date: 1921-11-15

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Historical Essay

Petersylvania, Wisconsin

Read the amazing story of a man who watched his potential 10,000-square-mile northern Wisconsin empire disappear into thin air.

Date: 1855-05-21 

Description: This plat map shows lots, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1908 before

Description: St. Gabriel's Church. The parish was organized in 1817, the site of this church was acquired in 1836, and building began in 1839 under Father Cretin; Fathe...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Prairie du Chien made own rule

Date: 1923-4-22

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1923-6-18

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Commercial Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.

Property Record

3RD AND BOLVIN STS

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - ice house

Reference Number: 12635

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: A crowd gathered on the Mississippi River shoreline near Prairie du Chien. They are watching pioneer aviator Hugh Robinson taxi his Curtiss flying boat.

Date:  date unknown

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

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Wiswall Farmhouse Sauk County landmark

Date: 1934-1-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

123 S MARQUETTE RD

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 125500

Property Record

419 5TH ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Gremore-Coorough House

Reference Number: 72069

Date: 1928-6-17

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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