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South Bend in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Robert Rene Cavalier Sieur DeLaSalle

 
 
Robert Rene Cavalier Sieur DeLaSalle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 29, 2013
1. Robert Rene Cavalier Sieur DeLaSalle Marker
Inscription. French scholar and explorer. First white man to visit this region, passing from the St. Joseph River to the Kankakee River crossed this land December 5, 1679. To commemorate the visit of La Salle, the Board of Park Commissioners erected this tablet on land donated for the purpose by Robert O. Myler.
 
Erected by South Bend Board of Park Commissioners.
 
Location. 41° 42.838′ N, 86° 16.848′ W. Marker is in South Bend, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. Marker is on Portage Ave 0.1 miles south of Boland Dr, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in La Salle Memorial Park 200 feet south of the Portage Ave/Ribourde Dr/Boland Dr roundabout and immediately north of the Riverview Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: South Bend IN 46616, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Council Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); La Salle's Camp (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old College (approx. 2.2 miles away); From a Letter of The Rev. Edward Sorin, CSC (approx. 2.2 miles away); Thomas A. Dooley, M.D. '48 (approx. 2.2 miles
Robert Rene Cavalier Sieur DeLaSalle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 29, 2013
2. Robert Rene Cavalier Sieur DeLaSalle Marker
View to north along Portage Avenue
away); Chaplain Corby of Gettysburg (approx. 2.2 miles away); Camp Rose (approx. 2.3 miles away); Notre Dame Fieldhouse (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Bend.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
La Salle Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 29, 2013
3. La Salle Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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