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Québec in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec, — Central Canada (French-Canadian)
 

Louis Jolliet House

Maison Louis Jolliet

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
1. Louis Jolliet House Marker
Inscription.  

English:
This house was built in 1683 by architect Baillif for Louis Jolliet, discoverer of the Mississippi, who occupied it until his death in 1700. A subterranean passage led to the cul-de-sac cove.


French:
Construite en 1683 pour Louis Jolliet découvreur du Mississippi qui l’occupa jusqu’à sa mort en 1700. Cette maison fut restaurée en 1946. Une voûte souterraine s’ouvrait sur l’anse du cul-de-sac.

 
Erected by Commission des Monuments Historiques.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration.
 
Location. 46° 48.753′ N, 71° 12.216′ W. Marker is in Québec, in Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec. Marker is at the intersection of Rue du Petit Champlain and Rue Sous le Fort, on the right when traveling south on Rue du Petit Champlain. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Rue du Petit Champlain, Québec G1K 4G8, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Funiculaire / Funicular (a few steps from this marker); Louis Jolliet (a few steps from
Maison Louis Jolliet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
2. Maison Louis Jolliet Marker
this marker); Mathieu d'Amours (within shouting distance of this marker); L'Immigration des Filles du Roi en Nouvelle-France / Immigration of the Filles du Roi to New France (within shouting distance of this marker); Hommage à Pierre et Gabriel LeMieux (within shouting distance of this marker); Hôtel Chevalier (within shouting distance of this marker); L'Église Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Maison Jean-Demers (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
 
More about this marker. This marker consists of two similar plaques, one in English and the other French.
 
Louis Jolliet House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2014
3. Louis Jolliet House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 12, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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