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Daniel De Gresolon, Sieur Du Lhut

 
 
Daniel De Gresolon Sieur Du Lhut Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 27, 2007
1. Daniel De Gresolon Sieur Du Lhut Marker
Inscription.  The near-by canal marks the site of Little Portage on Minnesota Point crossed on June 27, 1679 by Daniel De Gresolon, Sieur Du Lhut, a gentleman of the Royal Guard of Louis XIV on his way to explore the Upper Mississippi.
 
Erected 1938 by Greysolon Du Lhut Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, in June.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1852.
 
Location. 46° 46.781′ N, 92° 5.588′ W. Marker is in Duluth, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. Marker can be reached from South Lake Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Marker is next to (north of) the Aerial Lift Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duluth MN 55802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Illumination History of the Aerial Lift Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwoods Sailors (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to Davis Helberg
Daniel Greysolon, Sieur Dulhut Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 27, 2007
2. Daniel Greysolon, Sieur Dulhut Marker
Dedicated on June 27, 1979 to commemorate the Tercentenary of Daniel Greysolon, Sieur Dulhut's landing at Little Portage, Minnesota Point
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(about 300 feet away); Float Copper (about 300 feet away); United States Merchant Marine / U.S. Navy Armed Guard (about 300 feet away); Modern Ship Propeller (about 400 feet away); Edgar A. Culbertson (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duluth.
 
Markers & Aerial Lift Bridge at Canal image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 27, 2007
3. Markers & Aerial Lift Bridge at Canal
South Lake Avenue, Aerial Lift Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, September 27, 2007
4. South Lake Avenue, Aerial Lift Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,525 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 9, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 4, 2022