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Description: This map is pen-and-ink and shows farm lots, other lots of land sectioned by acres, bluffs, and a coulee. Also included are notations in pencil and blue in...
Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: Benjamin F. And Wilhelmina S. Fay House
Reference Number: 3936
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Prairie du Chien (vicinity) about 1895-1900. Shell buyers with their launches and barges docked at shoreline. Freshwater clam shells were used in the pearl...
Description: This plat map shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, and an old fort. The left margin reads: "Part of the Main Village of Prai...
Description: Mrs. Nina Dousman with children and house party guests in the dining room at Villa Louis.
Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147521
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: This map is pen-and-ink and served as the model for the lithograph produced in 1828 by C.B. Graham. Landowners are labeled as is the Mississippi River.
City: Prairie du Chien
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, the Mississippi River, Fort Crawford, depot ground, and a graveyard. An old fort location is outlined in re...
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Stereograph of artesian well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta).
Historic Name: CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Reference Number: 3931
Date: 1880 after
Description: A view of Sacred Heart College and the surrounding landscape. Each dormer window has a cross on its peak and the center of the building has a bell tower.
Description: Artesian Well, located near the intersection of Wisconsin Street and South Minnesota Street (since renamed Wacouta). It was dubbed by some to be the "Grea...
Description: Dousman family and house party guests dressed for a fancy ball. They are posed on the staircase and in the hall and are wearing fancy dress or costumes. On...
Historic Name: MASON HOUSE
Reference Number: 3942
Description: Photograph of the death notice of Daniel G. Fenton, a Judge of the County Court, published by the Members of the Bar of Crawford County.
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