"La Salle Expedition (1679)" South Bend Off The Beaten Path Tip by Toughluck

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Indiana Historical Bureau: ID#: 71.19??.1
County: St. Joseph
Title: La Salle's Camp 1 Mile West

Marker Text: Site of La Salle's camp, 1679, on portage between St. Joseph and Kankakee rivers. La Salle was the first white man to enter Indiana, passing here again in 1681.

Credit Line: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Indiana
Directions: SR 933/Dixie Highway & Darden Road, South Bend.

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