Louis Joliet


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Noun1.Louis Joliet - French explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645-1700)Louis Joliet - French explorer (with Jacques Marquette) of the upper Mississippi River valley (1645-1700)
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Louis Joliet and Pere Marquette, returning from an expedition on the Mississippi River in 1673, were the first explorers to notice the combustible material that would shape the Illinois economy.
They would retrace the route of Louis Joliet and Father Marquette the first Europeans to explore America's upper Midwest some three hundred years ago.
Post Office, Christ Episcopal Church and the Louis Joliet Hotel.
In 1673, in company with Louis Joliet, he began explorations that resulted in increased knowledge of many regions now part of the United States, particularly those along the Mississippi.