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Louis Jolliet House

Maison Louis Jolliet

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
1. Louis Jolliet House Marker
Inscription. English:
This house was built in 1683 by architect Baillif for Louis Jolliet, discoverer of the Mississippi, who occupied it until his death in 1700. A subterranean passage led to the cul-de-sac cove.


French:
Construite en 1683 pour Louis Jolliet découvreur du Mississippi qui l’occupa jusqu’à sa mort en 1700. Cette maison fut restaurée en 1946. Une voûte souterraine s’ouvrait sur l’anse du cul-de-sac.
 
Erected by Commission des Monuments Historiques.
 
Location. 46° 48.753′ N, 71° 12.216′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is at the intersection of Rue du Petit Champlain and Rue Sous le Fort, on the right when traveling south on Rue du Petit Champlain. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Rue du Petit Champlain, Québec, Quebec G1K 4G8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louis Jolliet (a few steps from this marker); Hôtel Chevalier (within shouting distance of this marker); Maison Jean-Demers (within shouting distance of this marker); Site historique et archéologique de l’Habitation-Samuel-De Champlain
Maison Louis Jolliet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
2. Maison Louis Jolliet Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); First Graveyard of Quebec (within shouting distance of this marker); Notre-Dame-des-Victoires (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Pierre Dugua de Mons (about 90 meters away); Le Château Frontenac (about 90 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. This marker consists of two similar plaques, one in English and the other French.
 
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Louis Jolliet House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
3. Louis Jolliet House Marker
 
 
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