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City: Prairie du Chien
Community: Prairie du Chien
Reference Number: 3933
Historic Name: Prairie du Chien City Hall
Reference Number: 3913
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Astor fur trading building, The Northwest Fur Company, in 1808. This building later used as a post office before the Civil War.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Prairie du Chien Woolen Mill Company, established in 1890 by George Fairfield.
Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S GRADE SCHOOL
Reference Number: 3904
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad pontoon bridge between Marquette, Iowa, and Prairie du Chien.
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...
Description: A clam fisher in a boat on the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. Attached to the long rod are many small hooks similar to grappling hooks. As the bo...
Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereoview looking northeast from Case's Block.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
Description: Illustration of Fort Crawford.
Date: date unknown
Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.
Date: 1979 ca.
Description: Villa Louis, home of Hercules Dousman.
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