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Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Pere Marquette Historic Site

 
 
Pere Marquette Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 27, 2010
1. Pere Marquette Historic Site Marker
Inscription. Designated as a landmark of the City of Milwaukee in 1972, commemorating the place where Father Marquette, French Jesuit missionary, explorer of the Mississippi Valley and Lake Michigan, camped with two companions on November 23-27, 1674.
 
Erected 1972.
 
Location. 43° 2.567′ N, 87° 54.857′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of Old World Third Street and West State Street, on the right when traveling north on Old World Third Street. Touch for map. 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. Birthplace of the American League (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Pere Jacques Marquette, S.J. (about 400 feet away); Father Marquette's Camp - 1674 (about 400 feet away); Steinmeyer Building (about 500 feet away); Robert "Red" Wilson (about 500 feet away); Robert Stuckert (about 500 feet away); Fred Roethlisberger (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better
Pere Marquette Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul F, September 27, 2010
2. Pere Marquette Historic Site Marker
Plaque on stone underneath Pere Marquette Park sign.
understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 544 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2010, by Paul Fehrenbach of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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