Fort Crawford

Fort Crawford (HM2CJJ)

Location: Prairie du Chien, WI 53821 Crawford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 3.118', W 91° 9.583'

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The War of 1812 convinced America that in order
to control their vast country they must occupy and
develop it. In Prairie Du Chien this process began
with the construction of Fort Crawford
in the summer of 1816
Symbol of government and authority, social and
cultural institution, haven for visitors and place of
duty, the fort meant many things to many people.
It's long shadow fell on every corner of the
island and surrounding prairie.
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Date Added Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 649873 N 4768229
Decimal Degrees43.05196667, -91.15971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 3.118', W 91° 9.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 3' 7.08" N, 91° 9' 34.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)608
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 N Water St, Prairie du Chien WI 53821, US
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