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Construction of Fort Crawford

Construction of Fort Crawford
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Title: Construction of Fort Crawford
Description: Photograph of a painting by Cal Peters depicting construction of the first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1816. In the painting, several officers converse with a civilian and two Native Americans watch as soldiers construct a palisade wall and guard towers.

Image ID: 4512
1940 ca.
City, State: Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
Peters, Cal N. : Drawings, Paintings, and Dioramas, ca. 1950
Genre: Photograph
During the 1940s, Cal Peters painted a variety of historical scenes depicting the early history of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
Subjects: Building
Military uniforms
Historic sites
Land use, Rural

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Please Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society.

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