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Father Jean Claude Allouez on Lake Superior, 1665-1667

Father Allouez's Journey to Lake Superior, 1665-1667


Allouez's account of his first visit to Wisconsin, during which he sailed the southern shore of Lake Superior and established a camp on Chequamegon Bay, near modern Bayfield. During his two-year mission on Lake Superior he also traveled to Lake Michigan where he visited the Potawotamie and Ho-Chunk at Green Bay.

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Related Topics: Explorers, Traders, and Settlers
Arrival of the First Europeans
Creator: Allouez, Jean Claude, 1620-1690?
Pub Data: From: Kellogg, Louise P. (editor). Early Narratives of the Northwest, 1634-1699. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917): 95-137.
Citation: Allouez, Jean Claude. "Father Allouez's Journey to Lake Superior, 1665-1667" in Kellogg, Louise P. (editor). Early Narratives of the Northwest, 1634-1699. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917); Online facsimile at:  http://www.americanjourneys.org/aj-047/; Visited on: 4/16/2014
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