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Boucherville in Longueuil MRC, Quebec — French Canadian Region
 

Jacques Marquette, S.J.

 
 
Jacques Marquette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 15, 2014
1. Jacques Marquette Marker
Inscription.
(French text appears above English text)
Né en France le 10 Juin, 1637.
Découvrit le Missippi, avec
Louis Jolliet, le 17 Juin 1673.
Mourut dans l'Etat du Michigan
le 18 mai 1675. Visita cette
seigneurie en mai 1668.

Born in France, 10th June, 1637.
Discovered the Mississippi River
with Louis Jolliet, 17th June, 1673.
Died in Michigan, 18th May, 1675.
Visited this seigniory, May, 1668.
 
Erected 1946 by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.
 
Location. 45° 36.816′ N, 73° 27.402′ W. Marker is in Boucherville, Quebec, in Longueuil MRC. Marker is at the intersection of Marie-Victorin Boulevard and de Montbrun Street on Marie-Victorin Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is located in Léandre-Lacaille waterfront park. Marker is in this post office area: Boucherville, Quebec J4B 1X2, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Le Jardin Botanique de Montréal / The Montréal Botanical Gardens (approx. 10 kilometers away); Cartier Residences (approx. 13.6 kilometers away); Joseph Papineau (approx. 13.7 kilometers away); Le Marché Bonsecours / Bonsecours Market
Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 15, 2014
2. Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker
Overlooking the St-Lawrence River
(approx. 13.9 kilometers away); Château de Vaudreuil (approx. 13.9 kilometers away); Le Château Ramezay / Château Ramezay (approx. 13.9 kilometers away); The Nelson Column, Montreal (approx. 14 kilometers away); Visitors Center (approx. 14 kilometers away).
 
Categories. ExplorationWaterways & Vessels
 
Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, October 15, 2014
3. Jacques Marquette, S.J. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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