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Date: 1859 

Description: Steam-powered car designed to run on ice across the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien. The LADY FRANKLIN made one successful trip across, but wa...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereoview looking northeast from Case's Block.

Date:  

Description: The sidewheel excursion, "Saint Paul" of the Jo Packet Line, near the Dousman House, the "Senator".

Photograph

Brisbois House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A view of the Brisbois house.

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...

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...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the east terrace at Villa Louis. The Dousman's office building is in the background. Relaxing near the home are Louis DeVierville Dousman, Judith D...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Diamond Jo warehouse.

Map or Atlas

Prairie du Chien

Date: 1838 

Description: This map is a development plat that shows street names, numbered blocks and lots, and small farm lot owners. Included on the right of the map is a large a...

Date: 1911-10-19 

Description: Pilot Hugh Robinson and his Curtiss hydroplane at Prairie du Chien during a flight that was intended to be the first all the way down the Mississippi River...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Villa Louis, also known as Dousman Mansion, in an aerial view.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Whittler puts huge trains across river

Date: 1936-6-28

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1865 

Description: This is a collection of two plat maps. The first map shows lots, streets, and farm lot 25. Written in ink, the top of the map reads: Plat of Prairie du Ch...

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Section of New Prairie du Chien Marquette $1,000,000 Suspension Bridge. Total length 3729 feet. Only suspension bridge on the Mississippi River. Open for...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Pontoon was launched twenty-five years ago

Date: 1924-8-20

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date:  date unknown

Description: South lawn looking west from gazebo toward fountain. A path crosses the foreground, and the Dousman's dog, Folo, lounges on the lawn.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereoview of John Lawler's pile-pontoon railway bridge over both channels of the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, and McGregor, Iowa. East draw, 396...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows numbered lots and labeled streets. The bottom margin of the map reads: "Recorded in the Registry of...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Stereograph looking northeast from Case's Block.

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