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Map of 1821 Borough of Prairie du Chien

Map of 1821 Borough of Prairie du Chien | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society
This map is pen-and-ink on tracing paper with a mounted legend and shows the Kickapoo River, Indian mounds, the 1st Fort Crawford, an Indian Agency, the site of the Great Council 1825, a jail house, a French cemetery, an old school house, the American Fur Company, the cabin in which Registre Gagnier was murdered, cabin homesteads, the Rolette grist mill, La Point & Hall’s ferry, Maj. Stephen Harriman Long’s voyage route and camp, the route used by soldiers in boats from Fort Crawford to carry Maj. S. Long’s equipment, and an old Indian village. Relief is shown by hachures. The bottom margin reads: "Campus Service, 1402 N. Paulina St., Chicago 22, Ill.."
DESCRIPTION
This map is pen-and-ink on tracing paper with a mounted legend and shows the Kickapoo River, Indian mounds, the 1st Fort Crawford, an Indian Agency, the site of the Great Council 1825, a jail house, a French cemetery, an old school house, the American Fur Company, the cabin in which Registre Gagnier was murdered, cabin homesteads, the Rolette grist mill, La Point & Hall’s ferry, Maj. Stephen Harriman Long’s voyage route and camp, the route used by soldiers in boats from Fort Crawford to carry Maj. S. Long’s equipment, and an old Indian village. Relief is shown by hachures. The bottom margin reads: "Campus Service, 1402 N. Paulina St., Chicago 22, Ill.."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:113543
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Prairie du Chien
County:Crawford
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Map Collection
Genre:Map or Atlas
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:D GX9029 P89 1821
Original Dimensions:48 x 80 cm., on sheet 52 x 85 cm.
SUBJECTS
Crime
Cemeteries
Cities and towns
Wisconsin
Maps
Jails
Fortification
Rivers
Mounds

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