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Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph of an artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). Construction was com...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: A view of Our Lady's Tower at St. Mary's College.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Dousman Warehouse, East Water Street. Originally located on the wharf parallel with the river. Built 1839, and occupied by Dousman until about 1855.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, restored by the United States Government about 1905.
Date: date unknown
Description: A view of a river and surrounding landscape, taken from a high vantage point. In the foreground are a series of wooden structures, possibly homes and outb...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Main Street looking east.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery, as seen before it was restored by the United States Government.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.
Description: A view of Marquette Hall, a dormitory for students at Campion College.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Ruins at Fort Crawford.
Date: 1953 ca.
Description: French Cemetery, showing the grave of Mrs. Alexander Gardipe.
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.
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,...
Description: Former building of the Astor Company, also known as the Brisbois Fur Trading Post. The American Fur Company, which had been organized by John Jacob Astor i...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford ruins. This image may be even earlier than 1875; by the 1880's almost nothing was left of the actual fort compound buildings.
Description: Marquette Hall, a dormitory at Campion College.
Date: 1904 ca.
Description: Graves of Joseph Rolette and his daughter, Elizabeth. Rolette died in 1842. The cemetery itself may date as early as the middle of the 17th Century.
Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...
Description: A view of Campion College.
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