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Footsteps of La Crosse Fall 2018 walking and bus tours

Join the La Crosse Public Library Archives for a series of tours highlighting historic and architecturally significant residences and buildings in La Crosse.
(written by Scott Brouwer, Archives staff) Join the La Crosse Public Library Archives for a series of tours highlighting historic and architecturally significant residences and … http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/footsteps-of-la-crosse-fall-2018-walking-and-bus-tours/

High Waters in '65

The 145-year-old river gauge measured its highest elevation on April 21, 1965: 17.9 feet!
(written by Carla Swerman, Archives staff) The past three summers, water levels have been high on area waterways.  With the Mississippi River in La Crosse hovering around 10 fee… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/high-waters-in-65/

Post-World War II Emergency Housing Project

When veterans returned to La Crosse after World War II, they found a huge housing shortage.
(written by William Petersen, former Archives Staff) When veterans returned to La Crosse after World War II, there was a huge housing shortage.  By January 1946, the city’s Comm… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/post-world-war-ii-emergency-housing-project/

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