Prairie du Chien in Crawford County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Museum of Medical Progress
Site of Second Fort Crawford Military Hospital
Among prominent military personnel stationed at Fort Crawford were Zachary Taylor, later President of the United States, and Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy.
The Museum of Medical Progress has been established by the Charitable, Educational and Scientific Foundation of the State Medical Society and is operated by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Erected 1962 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 91.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 43° 2.573′ N, 91° 8.785′ W. Marker was in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, in Crawford County. Marker was on South Beaumont Road north of West Rice Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was at the Fort Crawford Museum. Marker was at or near this postal address: 717 South Beaumont Road, Prairie du Chien WI 53821, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. William Beaumont, M. D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Hawk's Surrender (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Second Fort Crawford (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pere Marquette and Sieur Jolliet (approx. half a mile away); Prairie du Chien (approx. half a mile away); Prairie du Chien Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prairie du Chien.
More about this marker. This marker was likely replaced with nearby marker #432, Site of the Second Fort Crawford.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Crawford Museum. (Submitted on June 21, 2011.)
2. Fort Crawford. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 21, 2011.)
Categories. • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 561 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 19, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.