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Date: 1825-09 

Description: Handcolored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor Wi...

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: FRENCHTOWN SCHOOL

Reference Number: 10731

Lesson Plan

Little Elk, 1829

Use the 1829 speech by Little Elk, Ho-Chunk orator, to learn more about Ho-Chunk views on Euro-American cultures

Property Record

c. 124 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147511

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Old Northwest Fur Trading Post.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The scalping knife of Wakonshutskee

Date: 1922-3-05

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1919-2-26

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Buggy Ride

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man and two women pose in a four seat buggy. They are wearing suits, dresses and hats. Buildings and a fence appear in the background.

Photograph

St. Mary's Academy

Date: 1907 ca.

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

Date: 1836 

Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."

Property Record

601 N MARQUETTE RD

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Prairie du Chien National Guard Armory

Reference Number: 149667

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: Lawler Hall at Campion College. This image was made during the Civil War when the building was used as a U.S. Military hospital. Prior to the war, it was B...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the Diamond Jo warehouse.

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: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

First steamer was a wonder to settlers

Date: 1920-12-02

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Legion may get famed old villa

Date: 1934-4-08

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Hercules L. Dousman

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1935-2-22

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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