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René Robert Cavelier de La Salle

Rouen 1643 - present day Huntsville, Texas 1687
French explorer. He explored the Grea Lakes region of the United States and Canada, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico
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Description

Stone plaque with portrait of De la Salle between two Indians.

Inscription(s)

sur la paroisse saint-herbland
s'elevait la maison ou naquit
le 22 novembre 1643

robert CAVELIER de la SALLE

assassine aux texas le 19 mars 1687
il fonda pres de MONTREAL
sur le fleuve saint-laurent
la ville de LACHINE

il descendit le fleuve MISSISSIPI
explorateur et conquerant pacifique
ill donna la louisiane a la france

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Location (N 49°26'27" - E 1°5'34")

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Item Code: frhn028; Photograph: 28 August 2011
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