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Appleton in Outagamie County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hippolyte Grignon

Historical Marker

 
 
Hippolyte Grignon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bob (peach) Weber, December 12, 2012
1. Hippolyte Grignon Marker
Inscription.  In 1835, just west of this marker, Hippolyte Grignon, the first white settler in what was to become Appleton, built a log house known as “White Heron” with two attached wings for a trading post and quarters for travelers. Within the walls of the log house, Father Florimond Bonduel, a Belgian priest, Celebrated the first mass in the Appleton region in 1848.

Erected by St. Mary Court 182
National Catholic Society of Foresters
1984
 
Erected 1984 by National Catholic Society of Foresters.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 44° 14.864′ N, 88° 25.408′ W. Marker is in Appleton, Wisconsin, in Outagamie County. Marker is at the intersection of South Lutz Drive and West Cedar Street, on the right when traveling north on South Lutz Drive. Located in Lutz Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Appleton WI 54914, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Outagamie County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away);
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Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Henry James and Cremora Rogers Residence (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Commercially Successful Electric Street Railway (approx. 1.1 miles away); 9-11 Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); First Edison Hydroelectric System in America (approx. 1˝ miles away); Vulcan Street Plant Replica (approx. 1˝ miles away); Lawrence University (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Appleton.
 
Hippolyte Grignon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bob (peach) Weber, December 12, 2012
2. Hippolyte Grignon Marker
Hippolyte Grignon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bob (peach) Weber, December 12, 2012
3. Hippolyte Grignon Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2012, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,044 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2012, by Bob (peach) Weber of Dewey, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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