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Duluth in St. Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Daniel De Gresolon, Sieur Du Lhut

 
 
Daniel De Gresolon Sieur Du Lhut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2007
1. Daniel De Gresolon Sieur Du Lhut Marker
Inscription. The near-by canal marks the site of Little Portage on Minnesota Point crossed on June 27, 1679 by Daniel De Gresolon, Sieur Du Lhut, a gentleman of the Royal Guard of Louis XIV on his way to explore the Upper Mississippi.
 
Erected 1938 by Greysolon Du Lhut Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, in June.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 46° 46.781′ N, 92° 5.588′ W. Marker is in Duluth, Minnesota, in St. Louis County. Marker can be reached from South Lake Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is next to (north of) the Aerial Lift Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Duluth MN 55802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Illumination History of the Aerial Lift Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwoods Sailors (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to Davis Helberg (about 300 feet away); Float Copper (about 300 feet away); United States Merchant Marine / U.S. Navy Armed Guard
Daniel Greysolon, Sieur Dulhut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2007
2. Daniel Greysolon, Sieur Dulhut Marker
Dedicated on June 27, 1979 to commemorate the Tercentenary of Daniel Greysolon, Sieur Dulhut's landing at Little Portage, Minnesota Point
St. Louis County Historical Society
(about 300 feet away); Modern Ship Propeller (about 400 feet away); Edgar A. Culbertson (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duluth.
 
Also see . . .  Daniel Graysolon Dulhut, An Honest Man. (Submitted on October 10, 2007.)
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Markers & Aerial Lift Bridge at Canal image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2007
3. Markers & Aerial Lift Bridge at Canal
South Lake Avenue, Aerial Lift Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2007
4. South Lake Avenue, Aerial Lift Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,274 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 9, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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