Astor Fur Warehouse

Also known as: American Fur Company Warehouse
Water St., St. Feriole Island, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

Photos 

Overview Looking Southeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

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Description 

Constructed c. 1828, this stone building, one of the American Fur Company's principal establishments, recalls the Astor empire and Prairie du Chien's prominence as a fur trading center. -- 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
66000800
Areas of significance
Commerce; Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic function
Warehouse
Current function
Museum
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1828; 1850

Update Log 

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

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