Fur Museum

along the river Fur Museum

Fur Museum


Fur Museum

Astor Fur Warehouse, built in 1828, in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, is a site significant for its use by the American Fur Company. It is the only known surviving fur trade warehouse in the upper Mississippi valley.


It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1960.


It is located at Bolvin and Water Streets, on St. Feriole Island. It was flooded in 2001

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Under Three Flags


Uses of Furs






bales of furs storage on second level


hunter clothing




Fur Post in Winter




trading post

War of 1812



foundations of Fort Crawford


reconstructed blockhouse



former museum



Sculpture Garden






Chief Black Hawk




Victorian Lady



Dr. William Beaumont and his son Israel



along the river Fur Museum

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