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Prairie du Chien

Historic Community Along the Mississippi River

Prairie du Chien is the oldest community on the Upper Mississippi River dating back to 1673. The community is the second to Green Bay as the oldest in Wisconsin. History enthusiast can enjoy historic attractions including the Villa Louis Historic Site built by Wisconsin’s first millionaire and Fort Crawford Museum, which displays the area’s history. Prairie du Chien history can also be explored by various educational sightseeing river cruises. Several historic re-enactment events such as the Prairie Villa Rendezvous, War of 1812, Carriage Classic, and Cannons and Redcoats, are held annually.

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Barnyard 9 Golf Course

32750 County Rd K Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Prairie du Chien

1801 Cabela's Ln Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Fort Crawford Museum

717 S Beaumont Rd Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Leisure Time Sports Bar & Bowl

1618 S Marquette Rd Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Mississippi Explorer Cruises

100 N Water St Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Prairie Cinema

1205 Prairie St Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Prairie du Chien Country Club

38485 State Hwy 18 Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Prairie Fun Land

515 Paquette St Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Shihata’s Orchard

61543 Limery Rd Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Villa Louis

521 N Villa Louis Rd Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
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