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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...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: A front view of the Bribois house. It was built from limestone sold by the government after the construction of Fort Crawford.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A view of the pontoon bridge construction.
Description: The Dousman House seen from the Mississippi River.
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...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: A view of the entrance to the Brisbois house.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, restored by the United States Government about 1905.
Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Aerial view of Campion College of the Sacred Heart.
Description: Marquette monument, in memory of the discovery of the Mississippi River by Father Marquette and Louis Joliet, June 17, 1673. The monument was unveiled on S...
Description: View from sidewalk of a street carnival with tents, circus banners and a Ferris Wheel set up in the middle of the street. Signboards advertise ice cream an...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over the Mississippi River.
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839.
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.
Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.
Description: View of the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. Established in 1903, became a general hospital in the 1930s.
Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.
Description: French Cemetery.
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