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Read about the creation of the Wisconsin territory, the formation of a territorial government, and the move of the capital from Belmont to Madison.

Postcard

Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The original Lawler pontoon bridge was replaced in 1910 by this pontoon bridge.

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...

Date: 1922-11-26

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of town with St. Mary's Academy seen in the background.

Photograph

Artesian Well

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Stereograph of artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta).

Date: 1920-8-04

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

French Cemetery

Date: 1953 

Description: French Cemetery, Father Dunand, May 8, 1817.

Property Record

c. 120 W. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147501

Date: 1928-6-17

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Benedict Octagon House, built about 1843.

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, restored by the United States Government about 1905.

Photograph

Marquette Monument

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Marquette Monument at St. Mary's College.

Date: 1901 

Description: The interior of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1905-10 

Description: Elevated view from Reservoir Bluff to the east of the town. The bluffs of Iowa can be seen in the distance.

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Dousman Hotel, built about 1862.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Start rebuilding old Fort Crawford

Date: 1933-12-03

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Canoe to trace explorers' trip

Date: 1923-6-17

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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