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Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

De Longueuil Expedition

 
 
De Longueuil Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
1. De Longueuil Expedition Marker
River in background. The American Revolution marker is between the black and the white cars.
Inscription.
De Longueuil Expedition
Baron de Longueuil in 1739 led a force of soldiers and Indians from Montreal down the Chadakoin to the Mississippi. Expedition engineer Chaussegros de Lery, made the first professional map of Chautauqua Lake, the first use of the word Chautauqua.
 
Erected 1986 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
 
Location. 42° 5.95′ N, 79° 15.206′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is on Jones and Gifford Avenue 0.1 miles north of Fairmount Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 Jones and Gifford Avenue, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Celoron Expedition (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Steamboat Landing (about 300 feet away); Log Cabin 1810 (about 400 feet away); Broadhead Power House (about 500 feet away); The First Metal Furniture Factory (about 700 feet away); The Car Barns (approx. 0.3 miles away); West Third Street Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
More about this marker.
De Longueuil Expedition Marker Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 22, 2016
2. De Longueuil Expedition Marker Site
Northward. Jones and Gifford Avenue at left. Marker is at the McCrea Point Riverfront Recreation Area.
Marker is at McCrea Point Riverfront Recreation Area as are several others. Marker had been temporarily removed due to construction, and at the time of this posting on the HMdb, the marker is not seen on Google maps. Due to road construction and configuration, access to McCrea Point is from West 8th Street and the Fairmount Avenue bridge.
 
Also see . . .  Charles III Le Moyne - Wikipedia. The third Baron de Longueuil. (Submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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