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Date: 1890 ca.

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

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Villa Louis on the Mississippi River, and adjacent buildings.

Postcard

Campion College

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of Campion College, formerly the Sacred Heart College.

Postcard

Black Hawk Tree

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Black Hawk Tree in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin. It was rumored that Chief Black Hawk hid within this tree to escape soldiers from Fort Crawford.

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Chien plant of Oscar Mayer & Co.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery.

Photograph

"Villa Louis"

Date: 1953 

Description: Villa Louis, the mansion of Hercules Dousman.

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Brisbois House.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford ruins. This image may be even earlier than 1875; by the 1880's almost nothing was left of the actual fort compound buildings.

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.

Photograph

DeLury Log Cabin

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the DeLury log cabin, where four generations (at time of photo) of the same family have lived. Probably built around 1840.

Photograph

Dousman House

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: "The Dousman House. The Resort of the Mississippi Valley, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin."

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink and shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, Fort Crawford, the town commons, and the Village of St....

Map or Atlas

Lower Prairie du Chien

Date: 1856 

Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, depot building, and the Milwaukee & Mississippi Rail Road.

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford. Tomb in the U.S. Military cemetery.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This photocopy map shows blocks, lots, subdivisions, city wards, buildings, some landownership, and the Mississippi River. The map margins include business...

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

People's State Bank

Date: 1923 

Description: Exterior view from across street of the People's State Bank decorated to honor the 250th anniversary of the discovery of the Mississippi River.

Date: 1938 

Description: Interior, St. Gabriel's Church.

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