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Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford Military Cemetery. Photograph made before restoration by the United States Government. Soldiers' families were also buried in the cemetery.
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...
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...
Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: FAY, BENJAMIN, HOUSE
Reference Number: 3936
Description: The first school house at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
Reference Number: 125498
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147510
Reference Number: 147508
Date: 1814 ca.
Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...
Reference Number: 147521
City: Prairie du Chien
Date: 1864 after
Description: A view of North Campus at St. Mary Academy taken from a brick walkway. A few structures are visible in the background, and a bench stands near the path.
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...
Historic Name: JOSEPH M STREET HOUSE
Reference Number: 6065
Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Reference Number: 3900
Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - ice house
Reference Number: 12635
Historic Name: St. Mary's Institute
Reference Number: 3906
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereoview looking northeast from Case's Block.
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