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Riverfront History Walk

Every other Friday, 10 AM

Prairie du Chien

Take a stroll along the mighty Mississippi River and uncover the history of its residents.

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Event Details


Every other Friday, 10 AM

General (13+): $25 Child (12 and under): $8 Groups are limited to 9 people Please note advanced registration and payment is required for this event. To register, call 608-326-2721. To protect your safety and ours, face masks are required for all guests and staff at our historic sites and museums.


Villa Louis

Villa Louis, 521 Villa Louis Rd

Prairie du Chien, WI 53821

Sarah Hohlfeld 608-577-9646


Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals requiring wheelchairs for mobility. Call ahead to make arrangements.


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