Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Father Marquette's Camp - 1674
Erected 1973 by Wisconsin Council for Local History. (Marker Number 103.)
Location. 43° 2.502′ N, 87° 54.822′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Kilbourn Avenue and North Plankinton Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Kilbourn Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located in Milwaukee's Pere Marquette Park, along the Milwaukee River. The site is adjacent to the Milwaukee County Historical Society. Marker is in this post office area: Milwaukee WI 53203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. (a few steps from this marker); Birthplace of the American League Pere Marquette Historic Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Site in Journalism (about 600 feet away); First African-American Church Built in Wisconsin (about 600 feet away); Connie Carpenter (Phinney) (about 600 feet away); Andy North (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
More about this marker. Father Marquette's Camp is Wisconsin Registered Landmark #103.
Categories. • Exploration • Native Americans • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 963 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.