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

Father Marquette

 
 
Father Marquette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 16, 2008
1. Father Marquette Marker
Inscription.  
Father Marquette
offered
the Holy Sacrifice of Mass
on this spot
November 1, 1674.

 
Erected 1936 by the Kewaunee County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1782.
 
Location. 44° 27.908′ N, 87° 29.769′ W. Marker is in Kewaunee, Wisconsin, in Kewaunee County. Marker can be reached from Hathaway Drive near Lakeshore Drive, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in Father Marquette Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kewaunee WI 54216, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barge "Emerald" (approx. ¼ mile away); Car – Ferry Service (approx. 0.4 miles away); Early History of Kewaunee (approx. half a mile away); The Great Kewaunee Fire (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War and Cuban Veterans Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); Courthouse Square (approx. ¾ mile away); Kewaunee Marsh Arsenic Spill Area
Father Marquette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 16, 2008
2. Father Marquette Marker
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Kewaunee County Lime Kilns (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kewaunee.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Jacques Marquette. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Another view of the Father Marquette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, November 3, 2007
3. Another view of the Father Marquette Marker
Father Marquette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Melinda Roberts, August 5, 2012
4. Father Marquette Marker
Updated photo of marker location.
View from area near Marker to Lighthouse across harbor image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, November 3, 2007
5. View from area near Marker to Lighthouse across harbor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,257 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   3. submitted on June 6, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona.   4. submitted on August 5, 2012, by Melinda Roberts of De Pere, United States.   5. submitted on June 7, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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