Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Antoine De Lamothe Cadillac Statue

Antoine De Lamothe Cadillac is the man who founded Detroit. He first landed there in 1701 and started the Fort Ponchartrain du Detroit. He commanded this fort until 1710 at which point he became the Governor of Louisiana.

The statue was dedicated in 2001 in commeration of the landing in Detroit. It is near the spot where he landed.

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