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Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Intended for tourists, this brochure features two maps with tourists sites along the Mississippi River. One map shows roads and populated places along the...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Crawford County Court house after remodeling.

Property Record

114 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147508

Historical Essay

Petersylvania, Wisconsin

Read the amazing story of a man who watched his potential 10,000-square-mile northern Wisconsin empire disappear into thin air.

Property Record

611 S ILLINOIS

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3922

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Property Record

229 S MICHIGAN ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Wisconsin General Chiropractic Hospital

Reference Number: 72063

Date:  

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul" of the Jo Packet Line, near the Dousman House, the "Senator".

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Prairie du Chien marks cradles of history

Date: 1923-7-15

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Dousman Family

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Dousman family members sitting on a porch of Villa Louis.

Property Record

106 BLACKHAWK

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3920

Photograph

Vedder House

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: The Cornelia Vedder house. Described as the house "where George Winnie, a conductor on the Milwaukee and Prairie du Chien Railroad, stayed at the end of hi...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Remembrance of Rolette

Date: 1890-4-15

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Read about the fur trade conducted with the Wisconsin Indians over two centuries by first the French, then the British, and finally the Americans.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the north side of town, from high on the bluff.

Property Record

328 S BEAUMONT

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3911

Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. At the time this photograph was taken, the structure was occupied by Ben...

Property Record

c. 118 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147509

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