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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Happy Bastille Day

Today is Bastille Day, but way before the French Revolution, those Frenchies explored the Great Lakes. One of the most famous voyageurs was La Salle (known also as De LaSalle, like the school). This boulder in St Joseph marks his landing here on the west side of Michigan back in 1679 and the building of Fort Miamis.

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