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Point of Discovery

POINT OF DISCOVERY 

ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI IS THE MOUTH 
OF THE WISCONSIN RIVER. THIS IS THE 
POINT WHERE ON JUNE 17, 1673, PERE 
MARQUETTE AND LOUIS JOLIET IN TWO 
SMALL CANOES ENTERED THE MIGHTY 
MISSISSIPPI. THEY WERE THE FIRST 
WHITE MEN TO DISCOVER THE UPPER 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND SET FOOT ON 
IOWA SOIL.


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