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Date: 1864 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...

Photograph

Commercial Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.

Date: 1823 

Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147521

Photograph

Artesian Well

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Stereograph of artesian well, apparently not the same one that was located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since rena...

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.

Date: 1820 

Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...

Property Record

215 W. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147548

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.

Photograph

Pile-Pontoon Bridge

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1865 

Description: This is a collection of two plat maps. The first map shows lots, streets, and farm lot 25. Written in ink, the top of the map reads: Plat of Prairie du Ch...

Date: 1848 

Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...

Property Record

213 VILLA LOUIS RD

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Emily Hooe House

Reference Number: 72072

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Astor Fur Warehouse (American Fur Company)

Reference Number: 3953

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.

Property Record

318 S MINNESOTA

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: LAWLER, JOHN, HOUSE

Reference Number: 3939

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Dousman Office building, later used as a pearl button factory.

Property Record

1002 5TH ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Dr. Alonzo Benedict House

Reference Number: 112940

Date: 1828 ca.

Description: This map is pen-and-ink and served as the model for the lithograph produced in 1828 by C.B. Graham. Landowners are labeled as is the Mississippi River.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

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