Robert Cavelier de la Salle
(1643 - 1687)
Fonda Lachine, 1667 Rebatit le Fort Frontenac, 1675. Pionnier de la navigation sur les Grands Lacs. Ses explorations permirent à la France d'étendre son domaine jusqu'à l'embouchure du Mississippi
Founded Lachine, 1667, rebuilt Fort Frontenac, 1675. Pioneer navigator on the Great Lakes. By his explorations he enabled France to extend its domain to the mouth of the Mississippi.
Erected 1937 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration.
Location. 45° 25.943′ N, 73° 40.814′ W. Marker is in Lachine, Quebec, in Montréal (region). Marker is on Boulevard Saint Joseph. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1730 Boulevard St-Joseph, Lachine, Quebec H88 2N2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lachine Massacre (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Lachine: Gateway to the Northwest (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Hudson’s Bay Company in Lachine (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Frances Anne Hopkins
Also see . . . Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 751 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on October 7, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.