1673-1973In 1672 Louis Joliet and Father Jacques Marquette were commissioned by King Louis XIV to discover the course of the Mississippi River. On June 17, 1673, the expedition entered the Mississippi from the Wisconsin River and began its descent by canoe.
|Placed By||The Missouri Marquette Tercentenary Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 7:26am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 281149 N 4149269|
|Decimal Degrees||37.46441667, -89.47458333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 27.865', W 89° 28.475'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 27' 51.90" N, 89° 28' 28.50" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11150-11170 Overlook Rd, Jackson MO 63755, US|
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