1676-1744In 1700 explored & established trade with Natchitoches Indians voyaging on Red River. In 1714 built a garrisoned post to repel the Spanish, promoted trade searched mines. Married in 1716 at the Rio del Norte Presidio. Leadership of Indians & victory at Pensacola won knighthood by Louis XV in the military order of St. Louis. After 1720 he served as commandant of the Upper Cane - Red River -Natchitoches District for 24 years. Born at Beauport Quebec in 1676. His tomb (1744) is under the site of the first parish church.
|Series||This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, August 9th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 491882 N 3514212|
|Decimal Degrees||31.76338333, -93.08571667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 45.803', W 93° 5.143'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 45' 48.18" N, 93° 5' 8.58" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 801 LA-6 BUS, Natchitoches LA 71457, US|
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