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Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle

 
 
Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2011
1. Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle Marker
Inscription. In honor of Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle & Henry de Tonti who passed through this river on their way to the Mississippi December 1681

This Tablet is placed by the Illinois Society of Colonial Dames of America under the auspices of the Chicago Historical Society 1925
 
Erected 1925 by Illinois Society of Colonial Dames of America.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 41° 53.308′ N, 87° 37.476′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue near East Wacker Drive. Touch for map. This marker is locate on the southwest corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Chicago IL 60601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chicago River (here, next to this marker); Fort Dearborn (a few steps from this marker); Site of Fort Dearborn (a few steps from this marker); Regeneration (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fort Dearborn (within shouting distance of this marker);

Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2011
2. Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle Marker
The marker is on the lower right.
333 North Michigan Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Green Bay Road (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle Marker<br>& the Chicago River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
3. Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle Marker
& the Chicago River Marker
Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle & Henry de Tonti image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 4, 2012
4. Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle & Henry de Tonti
Close-up of image on marker
La Salle statue in Lincoln Park image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 28, 2011
5. La Salle statue in Lincoln Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 1,149 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3, 4. submitted on November 5, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on September 28, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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