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Volume Listing > Volume 64 > Founding La Pointe Mission, 1825-1833

Widder, Keith R. "Founding La Pointe Mission, 1825-1833"


Founding La Pointe Mission, 1825-1833: This article describes the founding and early years of the La Pointe mission on Madeline Island, Ashland County, which was established to serve the Ojibwe. It discusses the work of Lyman M. Warren (b.1794), who was largely responsible for the Presbyterian mission, and recounts how Warren and Rev. Amanda White Ferry expanded missionary work from Mackinac Island, Michigan, west into Wisconsin territory. It also traces the various other laypeople and clergy involved with the La Pointe mission, including Jediah D. Stevens, Frederick Ayer, Rev. Sherman Hall, and William T. Boutwell. (20 pages)

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Citation: Widder, Keith R. "Founding La Pointe Mission, 1825-1833" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 64 /Issue: 3 (1980-1981)

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