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Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."
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...
Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147511
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Group of people on the front porch, weighing the guests. A visit was considered successful if the guests weighed more when they left.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.
Description: A topographical view of the site of Fort Crawford.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.
Reference Number: 147523
Historic Name: Crawford County Courthouse
Reference Number: 3896
Description: This map is ink and watercolor on paper and includes certifications inscribed by Saml. T. [M?]ight, a civil engineer, Edward H. Brodhead, James H. Lockwood...
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - ice house
Reference Number: 12635
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Lawler Hall at Campion College. This image was made during the Civil War when the building was used as a U.S. Military hospital. Prior to the war, it was B...
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...
Reference Number: 147506
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...
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...
Historic Name: JOSEPH M STREET HOUSE
Reference Number: 6065
Historic Name: GENTIL, I. P. PERRITT, HOUSE
Reference Number: 3948
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...
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...
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