Louis joliet and jacques marquette discovered and explored themississippi river. Marquette, jacques marquette & joliet fox river, canoed by marquette and joliet on their expedition to the mississippi river. Author note jacques marquette, born in laon, france in 1637, entered the jesuit order in 1654 and was sent on a foreign mission to canada in 1666. Marquette, father the travel partners father jacques marquette a diary kept by marquette became the only remaining record of the expedition after jolliet’s. Home american journeys aj-051: marquette, mississippi voyage (1673) - 0000 reference url share to link to. The biographical dictionary of iowa in 1673 french colonial administrators selected jolliet to mount an expedition to most notably father jacques marquette. Wisconsin historical society expedition of marquette and joliet father jacques marquette and fur trader louis joliet set out on a four-month voyage. Jacques marquette by: ben lefevre a few years later, jacques and louis joliet, who was a french-canadian fur trader and explorer, were chosen to lead an expedition.
Here in june, 1673, an expedition headed by jesuit priest jacques marquette and his companion louis jolliet departed from st francis xavier mission to find and explore the upper mississippi river. Marquette university, founded in1881 by members of the society of jesus, a catholic religious order established in 1540 by st ignatius loyola, is named after the french jesuit missionary, father/ père jacques marquette (1637-1675) state gives sesquicentennial salute to society of jesus in conjunction with wisconsin's sesquicentennial. Louis jolliet (september 21, 1645 – last seen may 1700) was a french canadian explorer known for his discoveries in north america jolliet and jesuit father jacques marquette , a catholic priest and missionary , were the first non-natives to explore and map the mississippi river in 1673 early life jolliet was born in 1645 in beaupré a.
That other marquette monument considering that his travels through the area occurred nine years the marquette-jolliet expedition – whereas jacques marquette. Get this from a library tricentennial observance : jolliet and marquette expedition, 1673-1973 [catholic church archdiocese of chicago (ill).
Father jacques marquette and louis joliet explored the mississippi river in 1673, reaching as far south as the mouth of the arkansas river near present-day rosedale, mississippi, but they never set foot on mississippi soil. The story of the lewis and clark expedition begins with the discovery of the missouri river by early americans joliet and father jacques marquette passed. Marquette, jacques 1637-1675 the jolliet-marquette expedition 1673 by francis borgia steck ( book ) the story of marquette and jolliet by r conrad stein.
Jacques marquette and louis jolliet searched together and found the waters of the mississippi river marquette-joliet expedition marquette and joliet were. Who were marquette and jolliet jacques marquette and louis jolliet searched together and found after the expedition, marquette stayed by lake michigan and. Jacques marquette assistant explorer french join us on our next expedition contact louis joliet at 1(805)-000-0001 information below be prepared for an interview. Jacques marquette and louis joliet jacques was a catholic missionary and an explorer while louis was a french-canadian trader expedition consisted of 24.
Entry for 'jacques marquette, sj' - one of 8 bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia is one of the most comprehensive resource on. Jacques marquette was born marquette’s evangelization project into an official expedition to follow the marquette and jolliet continued nonetheless on their. Pere marquette cross on june 10, 1673, french explorer louis joliet and jesuit priest father jacques marquette led the first french expedition down the mississippi river in search of the pacific ocean.
North american travels in 1673, joliet embarked on a privately-sponsored expedition with jacques marquette, a missionary and linguist, to be among the first europeans to explore what was called by native americans the mesipi river and ascertain where it led to, with hopes of finding a passage to asia. Read about jacques marquette and louis joliet - pbsorg. Louis jolliet (sometimes spelled joliet) and jacques marquette are credited with the (european) discovery of the mississippi river jacques marquette (also known as father marquette) was a catholic missionary and explorer he was born in laon, france in 1666 he came to québec, canada and learned indian languages from 1669 to 1671.
The jolliet-marquette expedition of 1673 was led by french-canadian explorer louis jolliet and jesuit priest and missionary jacques marquette. History project on the french explorers marquette and joliet marquette-jolliet expedition re-enactment the birth of fr jacques marquette 06-10. Marquette, jacques joliet came to join the expedition on may 17 with five other frenchmen, in two canoes, marquette and joliet set forth on their voyage of.