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Unveiling of Father Jacque Marquette's statue on Mackinac Island, Michigan. The photograph captures the moment as American flags are drawn back to reveal the statue. The back of the photograph indicates that Felix Gatineau is assisting in the unveiling. A crowd of dozens of men and women formally dressed are standing watching the ceremony. Stamped on front of photograph "Wickman's Photo" but "M.P. Brown" is embossed on the board around the photograph. 6.5" x 4.5"

Identified Persons

Father Jacque Marquette; Felix Gatineau

Identified Places

Mackinac Island, Michigan

Date

9-1-1909

Approximate Date

September 1, 1909

Photographer

G. W. Wickman, Mackinac Island, Michigan

View Type

Exterior

Accession Number

2018.002.042

Notes

See additional file for information on back of photograph.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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Keywords

Ceremonies, Franco-Americans

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