46° 33.018′ N, 91° 35.237′ W
In June and July 1680
DANIEL GREYSOLON SIEUR DULHUT
“Gentleman of the King’s Guard”
Soldier, Explorer, Trader, and Governor
accompanied by four Frenchmen
LaMaitre, Bellegrade, Masson, and Pepin,
passed up the Brule River, crossed by
portage to the St. Croix River then
down to the Mississippi.
These were the first white men to use
the Brule-St. Croix route, which was
then fortified and afterward used by
the French for many years.
See also, Marker 170: Brule River, also at this location.
Marker 170: Brule River (visible to the left) is also at this location.
where the marker is located in Brule, Wisconsin.