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Portage des Sioux in St. Charles County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Pere Marquette & Joliet 1673

 
 
Pere Marquette & Joliet 1673 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 22, 2019
1. Pere Marquette & Joliet 1673 Marker
Inscription.  
Pere Marquette and Louis Joliet
explored Mississippi Valley
in 1673

 
Location. 38° 55.789′ N, 90° 20.352′ W. Marker is in Portage des Sioux, Missouri, in St. Charles County. Marker can be reached from River View Drive just north of Le Sieur Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on a walkway towards the Our Lady of the Rivers Shrine statue. It is the first marker on the left, after walking past the entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1549 River View Drive, Portage des Sioux MO 63373, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Louisiana Territory (here, next to this marker); Lewis & Clark 1804 (a few steps from this marker); Forts and Blockhouses (within shouting distance of this marker); Portage des Sioux 1798 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1815 Treaty (within shouting distance of this marker); St Rose Philippine Duchesne (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Francis of Assisi Church
Pere Marquette & Joliet 1673 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 22, 2019
2. Pere Marquette & Joliet 1673 Marker
Our Lady of the Rivers Shrine is in the background
(about 300 feet away); Our Lady of the Rivers (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portage des Sioux.
 
More about this marker. This is one of eight markers on the Our Lady of the Rivers Shrine walkway.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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