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Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J.

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1637-1675

 
Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, April 2016
1. Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker
Inscription. 350th Anniversary of his birth Shrine dedicated July 9, 1987 Bronze cast donated by the Milwaukee Sentinel, founded 1837, in honor of its 150th anniversary. Original statue donated by Marquette University High School, Class of 1987
 
Location. 43° 2.508′ N, 87° 54.827′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker can be reached from W Kilbourn Ave. Click for map. Marker is located in Pere Marquette Park to the left of the Pere Jaques Marquette statue. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. (here, next to this marker); Father Marquette's Camp - 1674 (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of the American League (within shouting distance of this marker); Pere Marquette Historic Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Site in Journalism (about 600 feet away); First African-American Church Built in Wisconsin (about 600 feet away); Connie Carpenter (Phinney) (about 600 feet away); Andy North (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
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Pere Jacques Marquette statue image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, April 1, 2016
2. Pere Jacques Marquette statue
Pere Marquette Park image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, April 2016
3. Pere Marquette Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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