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Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147521
Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Reference Number: 3900
Reference Number: 147512
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.
Historic Name: CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Reference Number: 3931
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...
Date: 1829 ca.
Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839.
Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S PARISH HOUSE
Reference Number: 3903
Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...
Description: The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Although dated 1830, this scene was actually painted by Henry Le...
Historic Name: Chas. Erdenberger House
Reference Number: 72071
Description: This map is ink on cardboard and shows the location of military forts over the course of years. Also shown are points of interest, streets, the Mississippi...
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - summer kitchen (preserve house)
Reference Number: 12634
Description: Hand-colored lithograph portrait of Chippewa (Ojibwa) chief Kitch-ee-i-aa-ba, or the Big Buck. Painted at the Treaty of Prarie du Chien (1825).
Date: 1828 ca.
Description: This plat map is pen-and-ink and shows landowners, the Mississippi River, the Marais de St. Friole, Fort Crawford, the town commons, and the Village of St....
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.
Reference Number: 147510
Historic Name: LaRiviere-Ravoux House
Reference Number: 94602
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...
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.
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