Michael Brisbois House

Water St., St. Feriole Island, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

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Michael Brisbois House

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Description 

Built about 1840 by the son of Michail Brisbois, a French-Canadian who had been one of the town's first permanent settler in 1781, this 2-1/2 story house shows the prosperity brought by the fur trading industry. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, October 9, 1960

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000801
NR name
Brisbois, Michael, House
Architectural style
Federal
Areas of significance
Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant year
ca. 1840

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2012: New photos from J.R. Manning

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