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Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the "Capitol" excursion steamer pulled up to the bank of the Mississippi. The steamer has three or four decks, and elaborately detai...

Date: 1898 

Description: Group of twelve people, including Nina Dousman, gathered around a table outdoors, with a fountain spouting water in the background. Four people play cards...

Property Record

126 N MINNESOTA

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3933

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 3943

Property Record

424 N BEAUMONT

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S GRADE SCHOOL

Reference Number: 3904

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Campion Jesuit High School, Lawler Hall, finished in 1955.

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.

Historical Essay

The War of 1812

Wisconsin's Involvement with the war on the French, British and Natives

Learn how the British relinquished control of Wisconsin and Americans took over the region's fur trade during the war of 1812.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: CRELLE BUILDING

Reference Number: 3918

Newspaper Article/Clipping

(Historical Society of Wisconsin)

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Crawford County Courthouse, built in 1875.

Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator

Biography of lawyer, judge, politician and land speculator Morgan Lewis Martin.

Property Record

117 E CEDAR ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 94603

Newspaper Article/Clipping

With the Wisconsin Editors

Date: 1922-2-08

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Photograph

Fort Crawford

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.

Historical Essay

Wisconsin's First Election

Creating the Wisconsin Territory

Discover the story of Wisconsin's first elections and how the state was divided into its present-day areas.

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

Founders of Prairie du Chien

Date: 1934-8-01

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Letter of 1776 read at graves reunion

Date: 1927-8-24

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Property Record

614 S BEAUMONT

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: 

Reference Number: 130810

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