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Photograph

Weighing Guests

Date: 1898 ca.

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: 

Reference Number: 3917

Property Record

117 W Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147542

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...

Date: 1931-8-30

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: GERMAN SCHOOL

Reference Number: 3934

Lesson Plan

Little Elk, 1829

Use the 1829 speech by Little Elk, Ho-Chunk orator, to learn more about Ho-Chunk views on Euro-American cultures

Book or Pamphlet

Artesian Stock Farm

Date: 1884 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Raise funds to restore Ft. Crawford

Date: 1930-6-08

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1922-4-05

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1870 

Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...

National or State Registers Record

CTH K, 0.35 mi. S of jct. with Limery Rd.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Vertefeuille, Francois, House

Reference Number: 93000142

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Wisconsin's first poll list

Date: 1898-3-18

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford. Tomb in the U.S. Military cemetery.

Property Record

c. 128 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147512

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, after restoration by the United States Government. In the left background is the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium, built on the...

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3916

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Smallest national cemetary

Date: 1935-5-16

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: MASON HOUSE

Reference Number: 3942

National or State Registers Record

521 North Villa Louis Road

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Villa Louis

Reference Number: 66000123

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