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Appleton in Outagamie County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hippolyte Grignon

Historical Marker

 
 
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By Bob (peach) Weber, December 12, 2012
1. Hippolyte Grignon Marker
Inscription. In 1835, just west of this marker, Hippolyte Grignon, the first white settler in what was to become Appleton, built a log house known as “White Heron” with two attached wings for a trading post and quarters for travelers. Within the walls of the log house, Father Florimond Bonduel, a Belgian priest, Celebrated the first mass in the Appleton region in 1848.

Erected by St. Mary Court 182
National Catholic Society of Foresters
1984
 
Erected 1984 by National Catholic Society of Foresters.
 
Location. 44° 14.864′ N, 88° 25.408′ W. Marker is in Appleton, Wisconsin, in Outagamie County. Marker is at the intersection of South Lutz Drive and West Cedar Street, on the right when traveling north on South Lutz Drive. Click for map. Located in Lutz Park. Marker is in this post office area: Appleton WI 54914, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Outagamie County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Hearthstone (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Commercially Successful Electric Street Railway
Hippolyte Grignon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bob (peach) Weber, December 12, 2012
2. Hippolyte Grignon Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); 9-11 Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); First Edison Hyrdoelectric System in America (approx. 1.5 miles away); Vulcan Street Plant Replica (approx. 1.5 miles away); Lawrence University (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Appleton.
 
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Hippolyte Grignon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bob (peach) Weber, December 12, 2012
3. Hippolyte Grignon Marker
 
 
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