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Photograph

Weighing Guests

Date:  

Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

Reference Number: 3931

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house, the oldest stone house in the state of Wisconsin.

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Dousman Hotel seen from an elevated view of the Mississippi River.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The Benedict House. Built by Dr. Alonzo Benedict and designed for two families. The original roof did not function correctly, so the builder put on a secon...

Property Record

101 103 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147523

Wisconsin pioneer Joseph Crelie, might have been exhibited to spectators in 1864 as being 139 years old. But how old was he really?

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Military road marker erected in 1927 by Iowa Daughters of the American Revolution at the foot of the old road opposite Prairie du Chien. The road was built...

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1938-3-01

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Woman's Building

Date: 1959 

Description: Woman's Building, one of the oldest buildings in the city. It is believed to have been built in 1842 by John Folsom, an early settler and farmer on the hei...

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: 1931-5-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

345 N Main St

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 220371

Property Record

1616 S. Marquette Road

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Prairie Motel

Reference Number: 228076

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Will be no Indian Centenary this year

Date: 1921-4-19

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Villa Louis Tea

Date: 1948-05-21 

Description: Strolling in the garden, Gwendolyn Druyfor and Shirley Adams, are dressed in costumes and carrying a parasol.

National or State Registers Record

220 N. Beaumont Rd.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Crawford County Courthouse

Reference Number: 82000645

Date: 1923-6-29

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Former residence of the commanding officer. General Zachary Taylor was its first resident. It was subsequently rebuilt under the command of General Brooke....

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