Prairie du Chien and the War of 1812

Prairie du Chien and the War of 1812

Prairie du Chien and the War of 1812 THE STORY: During the War of 1812, the United States began to realize how important Prairie du Chien was in the fur trade and the Mississippi River-Great Lakes transportation route. The settlement had been part of the U.S. for years, but no one was sent that far […]