Pere Jacques Marquette

Pere Jacques Marquette (HM2N1N)

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N 38° 58.329', W 90° 32.447'

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In 1673 Father (Pere) Jacques Marquette, missionary priest, and Louis Jolliet, fur trader, left Canada to explore the Mississippi River. They returned by the Illinois River, passing near this area. Their travels covered four months and 2500 miles.
HM NumberHM2N1N
Year Placed2017
Placed ByIllinois State Society and National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century
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Date Added Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 7:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 713045 N 4316562
Decimal Degrees38.97215000, -90.54078333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.329', W 90° 32.447'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 19.74" N, 90° 32' 26.82" W
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