Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Father Marquette's Camp - 1674
Erected 1973 by Wisconsin Council for Local History. (Marker Number 103.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 43° 2.502′ N, 87° 54.822′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Kilbourn Avenue and North Plankinton Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Kilbourn Avenue. Marker is located in Milwaukee's Pere Marquette Park, along the Milwaukee River. The site is adjacent to the Milwaukee County Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. (a few steps from this marker); A German Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); An Outdoor Gallery (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of the American League (within shouting distance of this marker); Pere Marquette Historic Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Milwaukee River at Play (about 500 feet away); Red Lights on the River (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
More about this marker. Father Marquette's Camp is Wisconsin Registered Landmark #103.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,108 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.