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St. Joseph in Berrien County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

La Salle Memorial

Fort Miamis

 
 
La Salle Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dennis Allen Burlingham, July 26, 2009
1. La Salle Memorial Marker
Inscription.  This Glacial Boulder found in the bed of the St. Joseph River was erected in 1902 by the Algonquin Chapter Daughters - American Revolution to commemorate the landing of Rene Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle and the building on this point.
Fort Miamis 1679.
 
Erected 1902 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Algonquin Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationForts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 42° 6.529′ N, 86° 29.052′ W. Marker is in St. Joseph, Michigan, in Berrien County. Marker is on Lake Boulevard near Elm St.. Location is approximate. On the bluff overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Beach. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 380 Lake Boulevard, Saint Joseph MI 49085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lighthouses on the Bluff (a few steps from this marker); Eleven Inch Dahlgren (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Silver Beach Amusement Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Lighthouses on the Pier (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Joseph Maritime Heritage (about 300 feet away); United States Life Saving Service (about 500 feet away); Fort Miami (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Joseph's Firemen (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Joseph.
 
La Salle Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dennis Allen Burlingham, July 26, 2009
2. La Salle Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2011, by Dennis Allen Burlingham of Hartford, Michigan, USA. This page has been viewed 790 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2011, by Dennis Allen Burlingham of Hartford, Michigan, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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