Jacques Marquette

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French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)

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It's a tourist town now but three centuries ago there was little there but a log chapel and a few friendly Huron Indians who watched as their priest Jacques Marquette disappear into the feared and dangerous west.
En America del Norte los jesuitas franceses Jacques Marquette y Robert Cavelier de la Salle exploraron en el siglo XVIII los grandes rios Mississipi y Missouri.
The missionary explorer Father Jacques Marquette has a road named for him on the South Side.
The site of the city was first viewed by Europeans in 1673, when a Jesuit priest, Jacques Marquette, and Canadian explorer and cartographer Louis Jolliet visited it accompanied by Indians.
In 1673 the explorer Louis Joliet and the missionary Jacques Marquette reached the upper Mississippi R.
During his terms of office, he aided the explorations of Louis Jolliet, Jacques Marquette, and the sieur de La Salle; established forts; and defeated the Iroquois (1696).