WRL-11: 1634 · 1909 (Nicolet Landing)

© Photographed May 13, 2017
Unveiled August 12, 1909 by
State Historical Society of Wisconsin
and Green Bay Historical Society
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin
44° 36.557′ N, 87° 51.975′ W
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Commemorating the discovery of Wisconsin in 1634 by Jean Nicolet, emissary of Governor Champlain of New France. In this vicinity Nicolet first met the Winnebago Indians.

Unveiled August 12, 1909, by members of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin and the Green Bay Historical Society.
The marker is located at Nicolet Landing, at or near 4543 Benderville Road, north of its intersection with Nicolet Drive (County Highway A), Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311.

Wikipedia: Jean Nicolet

Encyclopaedia Britannica: Jean Nicolet

This marker and location are included in the Wisconsin Registered Landmarks program (1964-1973).

See also, Marker 62: Red Banks, a related marker, at a nearby location.

See also, Samuel de Champlain / Jean Nicolet, also at this location.


Samuel de Champlain / Jean Nicolet, visible to the left, is also at this location. 



Looking west across Green Bay from the marker location.




Screenshot of vintage postcard provided by CardCow.com.
Landing of Nicolet, Green Bay, Wis.




Plenty of signage leading to the marker location . . .


 The entrance to the park . . .

 The marker is located at Nicolet Landing in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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