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Photograph

View of Town

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dr. Jesse Rowley driving the buggy. Dr. Rowley was a co-founder of the Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: A crowd gathered on the Mississippi River shoreline near Prairie du Chien. They are watching pioneer aviator Hugh Robinson taxi his Curtiss flying boat.

Date: 1931-5-10

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Astor fur trading building, The Northwest Fur Company, in 1808. This building later used as a post office before the Civil War.

Property Record

207 W BLACKHAWK AVE

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Prairie du Chien City Hall

Reference Number: 3913

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: View from Brisbois Point. Prairie du Chien lies below, and beyond the Mississippi river rise Iowa's hills.

Date: 1918 

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...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

First white woman born in Wisconsin

Date: 1901-8-??

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

319 S MARQUETTE RD

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 125503

Property Record

316 N BEAUMONT RD

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: LaRiviere-Ravoux House

Reference Number: 94602

Photograph

Villa Louis Grounds

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: East view of round canna bed and grotto on Villa Louis grounds. The house can be seen at left.

Date: 1858 

Description: This map shows streets, lots, and landownership. Also included are notations in pencil and blue colored pencil. Some lots are colored in blue, green, or...

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1930 ca.

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...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

To hold centerary and Indian pageant

Date: 1921-4-08

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Ft. Crawford site located

Date: 1921-10-31

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Kin preserve oldest house

Date: 1935-6-09

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Historical Essay

The War of 1812

Learn about the War of 1812 in Wisconsin when the British relinquished control over that territory and Americans took over the fur trade in the region.

Property Record

1014 6TH ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3950

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Building Rock Fort Crawford

Date: 1938-2-08

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford ruins.

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