Event date: 9/19/2023 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Export event Elaine Evans / Monday, August 28, 2023 / Categories: Events, ISHS Event Jolliet and Marquette: A New History of the 1673 Expedition (ZOOM Presentation) Fountaindale Public Library and the Illinois State Historical Society Join us for a presentation by author Mark Walczynski as he charts the little-known exploits of Father Jacques Marquette and fur trader Louis Jolliet and their four-month voyage that carried them thousands of miles through the heart of North America to explore the path of the Mississippi River. Prize drawings for Walczynski's book will take place at the end of the session. This program is available in a Zoom webinar format. Reservations can be made here. A link to the program will be sent one day before the event, with an additional reminder sent one hour before the event. This program is co-hosted by the Illinois State Historical Society. The mission of the Society is to foster awareness, understanding, research, preservation, and recognition of history in Illinois. Print 130 Rate this article: No rating Tags: Jacques Marquette Louis Jolliet Exploration Mississippi River Please login or register to post comments.