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Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette

 
 
Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
1. Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette Marker
Inscription.
In Honor of Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette
The First White Men to Pass Through the Chicago River
September 1673
This Tablet is placed by the Illinois Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Under the auspices of the Chicago Historical Society 1925

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 41° 53.35′ N, 87° 37.447′ W. Marker is in Chicago, Illinois, in Cook County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL 60611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Discoverers (a few steps from this marker); Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Green Bay Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Regeneration (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de La Salle (about 300 feet away); Chicago River (about 300 feet away); Fort Dearborn (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chicago.
 
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Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
2. Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette Marker
Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
3. Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette Marker
Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
4. Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette
Close-up of image on marker
Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 12, 2016
5. Louis Jolliet & Père Jacques Marquette
Close-up (detail) of image on marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 18, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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