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Near Green Bay in Brown County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Nicolet Landing

1634-1909

 
 
Nicolet Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 7, 2011
1. Nicolet Landing Marker
Inscription.  Commemorating the discovery of Wisconsin in 1634 by Jean Nicolet, Emissary of Governor Champlain of New France. In this vicinity Nicolet first met the Winnebago Indians.
 
Erected 1909 by State Historical Society of Wisconsin & Green Bay Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration.
 
Location. 44° 36.577′ N, 87° 51.906′ W. Marker is near Green Bay, Wisconsin, in Brown County. Marker is on Benderville Road 0.2 miles from Nicolet Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Green Bay WI 54311, 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. 1634 • 1909 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Red Banks (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Beaudhuin Village Site: A North Bay Middle Woodland Camp (approx. 3 miles away); Fabry Creek (Boss Tavern): A Multi-component Site (approx. 3 miles away); From First Americans to Euroamericans (approx. 3 miles away); Delfosse-Allard: A Multi-component Site
Nicolet Landing Marker and park image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 7, 2011
2. Nicolet Landing Marker and park
(approx. 3 miles away); The WIS 57 Reconstruction Project in Brown, Kewaunee, and Door Counties (approx. 3 miles away); The Holdorf Site: A Chipped Stone Workshop/The Christoff Site: A Prehistoric Campsite (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Green Bay.
 
Nicolet Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 7, 2011
3. Nicolet Landing Marker
Nicolet Landing Marker with Info Plaque in back image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 7, 2011
4. Nicolet Landing Marker with Info Plaque in back
Front of Info Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 7, 2011
5. Front of Info Plaque
The Second Marker and shelter image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 7, 2011
6. The Second Marker and shelter
Back of Info Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 7, 2011
7. Back of Info Plaque
Shelter containing second marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert L Weber, January 7, 2011
8. Shelter containing second marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 7, 2011, by Bob (peach) Weber of Prescott Valley, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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