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Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A view of the entrance to the Brisbois house.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: This building was supposedly once used as a storage house for the Northwest Fur Co.
Date: 1922 ca.
Description: View of St. Mary's Institute in 1872, and a view of St. Mary's College in 1922.
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.
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of the Prairie du Chien plant of Oscar Mayer & Co.
Description: Dousman Warehouse, East Water Street. Originally located on the wharf parallel with the river. Built 1839, and occupied by Dousman until about 1855.
Description: Galtier tomb, burial place of Father Lucien Galtier who was chaplain of the parish from 1847 to 1866.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: Bluff Street looking east.
Date: 1958 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Brisbois House.
Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...
Description: The Villa Louis, also known as Dousman Mansion, in an aerial view.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the north side of town, from high on the bluff.
Description: Exterior view of show windows of the Prairie du Chien City Library. The cardboard backing reads: "Prairie du Chien, 1918." Reverse of the cardboard mountin...
Description: Tombstone of Jean Joseph Rolette, first agent of the American Fur Company at this post, in the French Cemetery.
Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."
Description: Dousman House Hotel, built in 1863 near the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad to provide accommodations for its patrons. View looking southeast near...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Campion College.
Description: View of Praire du Chien Sanitarium.
Description: Brisbois grave, tomb of Michael Brisbois.
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