Cadott in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Cadotte Fur Traders
Erected 1974 by Cadott Lions Club.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
Location. 44° 57.215′ N, 91° 8.816′ W. Marker is in Cadott, Wisconsin, in Chippewa County. Marker is on State Highway 27, 0.1 miles north of East Mills Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Riverview Park along Park Place Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cadott WI 54727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Northern Pine of Wisconsin (here, next to this marker); Cadott Centennial (here, next to this marker); Cadotte Trading Post Site (here, next to this marker); Cadott Hub and Spoke Factory (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gravesite of Lansing A. Wilcox (approx. one mile away); Wisconsin Veterans Tribute (approx. 1.2 miles away); Citizen Soldier Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Edson Union Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cadott.
More about this marker. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted at waist-level, on the north-facing side of the concrete pedestal supporting a carved wooden statue of a fur trader.
Also see . . . Michel Cadotte. Michel Cadotte was a Métis fur trader of Ojibway and French-Canadian descent who dominated business in the area of the south shore of Lake Superior. He gained a strategic alliance through marriage to Ikwesewe, the daughter of the head of the White Crane clan; men from this clan were the hereditary chiefs of the Lake Superior Ojibway. Cadotte's trading post at La Pointe on Madeline Island was a critical center for the trade between (Submitted on July 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
1. Mons Cadeau a.k.a. Mathurin Cadotte dit Poitevin (ancestor)
My 6th great grandfather--- have marriage record, also birth and death official Cadotte records. I am a descendant of Charles Cadotte (son of Mons Cadeau a.k.a. Mathurin (Poitevin) and Uncle of Jean Baptiste Cadotte Sr.. Charles Cadotte was associated with the founding of L'assomption, Quebec in 1717. Charles occupation: Fur Trade. Before 1717, Batiscan, Quebec was the host of the fur trade.
— Submitted November 28, 2019, by Thomas James Capstraw of Colonie, New York.
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