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Boucherville in Longueuil MRC, Quebec — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
 

Jacques Marquette, S.J.

 
 
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By Kevin Craft, October 15, 2014
1. Jacques Marquette Marker
Inscription.  

Né en France le 10 Juin, 1637.
Découvrit le Missippi, avec
Louis Jolliet, le 17 Juin 1673.
Mourut dans l'Etat du Michigan
le 18 mai 1675. Visita cette
seigneurie en mai 1668.

Born in France, 10th June, 1637.
Discovered the Mississippi River
with Louis Jolliet, 17th June, 1673.
Died in Michigan, 18th May, 1675.
Visited this seigniory, May, 1668.
 
Erected 1946 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board series list.
 
Location. 45° 36.816′ N, 73° 27.402′ W. Marker is in Boucherville, Quebec, in Longueuil MRC. Marker is at the intersection of Marie-Victorin Boulevard and de Montbrun Street on Marie-Victorin Boulevard. Marker is located in Léandre-Lacaille waterfront park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boucherville, Quebec J4B 1X2, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers
Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 15, 2014
2. Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker
Overlooking the St-Lawrence River
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Le Jardin Botanique de Montréal / The Montréal Botanical Gardens (approx. 10 kilometers away); Cartier Residences (approx. 13.6 kilometers away); Joseph Papineau (approx. 13.7 kilometers away); Le Marché Bonsecours / Bonsecours Market (approx. 13.9 kilometers away); Château de Vaudreuil (approx. 13.9 kilometers away); Le Château Ramezay / Château Ramezay (approx. 13.9 kilometers away); The Nelson Column, Montreal (approx. 14 kilometers away); Visitors Center (approx. 14 kilometers away).
 
Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 15, 2014
3. Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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