Second Fort Crawford – Champagne Bottle
At least 23 alcohol-related glass vessels (wine, ale or porter, whiskey bottles, champagne, or spirit bottles or flasks) were recovered during the 1999 Second Fort Crawford excavations in Prairie du Chien. Pictured is a complete champagne bottle found at the base of a privy. It is dark olive green/black and patinated. This bottle has a flat string rim below a flat-topped lip, and a kick-up in the base. It is not certain whether this bottle contained champagne or French wine.