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Property Record

318 S BEAUMONT

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: JOSEPH M STREET HOUSE

Reference Number: 6065

Property Record

101 103 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147523

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...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

The old settlers

Date: 1873-1-28

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Astor Company or Brisbois fur trading post.

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: 1864 

Description: Union troops at Lawler Hall which was used as a U.S. military hospital during the Civil War. Originally built as the Brisbois Hotel in 1857, it was given f...

Photograph

Artesian Well

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: 1898 

Description: Dousman family and house party guests playing billiards at Villa Louis. A lamp hangs over the table and prints are displayed on the walls. A display cabine...

Property Record

114 E. Blackhawk Ave.

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: commercial building

Reference Number: 147508

Newspaper Article/Clipping

History of Prairie du Chien

Date: 1863-1-20

County: Crawford

City: Prairie du Chien

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...

Property Record

WATER ST

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Michael Brisbois House

Reference Number: 3952

Date: 1820 

Description: This map displays the plan for claiming various settlement zones in the Prairie des Chiens area in 1820. It shows Fort Crawford and 87 confirmed and unconf...

Photograph

Villa Louis

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from field of Villa Louis, the residence of Hercules L. Dousman.

Date: 1836 

Description: Drawing of Prairie du Chien in 1836. "From an old cut."

Photograph

Commercial Hotel

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Commercial Hotel.

Photograph

St. Mary Academy

Date: 1864 after

Description: A view of a gazebo, porch, and benches on the campus of St. Mary Academy. The lawn overlooks the Iowa Bluffs near the Mississippi River.

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...

Property Record

717 S BEAUMONT RD

Community: Prairie du Chien

County: Crawford

Historic Name: Fort Crawford Military Hospital

Reference Number: 3897

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