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Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Maiden hermit lives alone in rattlers' den

Date: 1931-9-17

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Land Speculator and Businessman

Biography of fur trader, lumberman, land speculator and businessman Hercules Louis Dousman.

Photograph

Dousman House Hotel

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Dousman House hotel, surrounded by Mississippi River flood water in spring. View looking northwest.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Canoe to trace explorers' trip

Date: 1923-6-17

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Hospital.

Date: 1928-09 

Description: A clam fisher in a boat on the Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien. Attached to the long rod are many small hooks similar to grappling hooks. As the bo...

Property Record

WATER ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Michael Brisbois House

Reference Number: 3952

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3916

Date: 1880 

Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

To celebrate centennial?

Date: 1917-1-24

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

NORTH OF WATER AND BOLVIN

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 72066

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Weddings 100 year ago

Date: 1919-3-12

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

115 N MAIN ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: GEN. U. S. GRANTS BUYING OFFICE

Reference Number: 3926

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Looking east down dirt road. Commercial buildings and storefronts line the road.

Photograph

Campion College

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View from a distance of Campion College.

Date: 1928-2-29

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.

Photograph

View of Town

Date:  date unknown

Description: 1. Stone Astor Fur Co. building built in 1808. 2. Voth Cottage, built in 1930. 3. Brisbois mansion, built 1808, by Michael Brisbois. 4. Site of Hudson...

Learn about the oldest cities and towns in Wisconsin which were established by 1836 and still exist today.

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