Chicago in Cook County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette
The First White Men to Pass Through the Chicago River
This Tablet is placed by the Illinois Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Under the auspices of the Chicago Historical Society 1925
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of The Colonial Dames of America marker series.
Location. 41° 53.35′ N, 87° 37.447′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Discoverers (a few steps from this marker); Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Green Bay Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Regeneration (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle Chicago River (about 300 feet away); Fort Dearborn (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
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