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Père Marquette: Priest, Pioneer, and Adventurer

Agnes Repplier

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Father Jacques Marquette was a young man from a prominent French family- his sense of adventure, and desire to extend the boundaries of Christendom, led him to the wild frontier territories of New France. He became one of the first Europeans toMoreFather Jacques Marquette was a young man from a prominent French family- his sense of adventure, and desire to extend the boundaries of Christendom, led him to the wild frontier territories of New France. He became one of the first Europeans to explore the upper Mississippi, and discover to which “sea” the great river flowed. Although Marquette died during his second voyage, he is known as one of the great North American explorers.Agnes Repplier gives a masterful account of Marquette’s life and exploration- culminating in his death, and the honors he has received.