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Construction of Fort Crawford

Construction of Fort Crawford | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4512
Creation Date: 1940
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Prairie du Chien
County:Crawford
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Peters, Cal N. : Drawings, paintings, and dioramas, circa 1950
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, b/w copy
Original Format Number:(X3)2797
Original Dimensions:4 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
During the 1940s, Cal Peters painted a variety of historical scenes depicting the early history of Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
SUBJECTS
Architecture
Building
Historic sites
Land use, Rural
Fortification
Men
Military uniforms

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