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The first permanent European settlement was founded in 1668 on the site where Père Jacques Marquette established Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan as a base for Catholic missions. Père Marquette and the Indians by Wilhelm Lamprecht (German 1838-1906) #Michigan #History
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June 1, 1637: Born, Father Jacques Marquette. The French Jesuit missionary founded Michigan's first European settlement at Sault Ste. Marie. He and Louis Jolliet were also the first Europeans to explore the northern part of the Mississippi River.
Pere Marquette and the Indians, 1869. Not a great work of art, but the artist got a lot in there.
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Père Marquette and the Indians by Wilhelm Lamprecht (German 1838-1906). #Michigan #History
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