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300 years since Father Hennepin

300 years since Father Hennepin

Niagara Falls in art, 1678-1978

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Published by Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation in [Niagara Falls, Ont .
Written in English

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  • Art -- United States -- Catalogs.,
  • Art -- Canada -- Catalogs.,
  • Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) -- In art -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementproject co-ordinator, George A. Seibel.
    ContributionsSeibel, George A., Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation (Ont.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN8214.5.U6 T44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 106 [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14748640M

    Father Louis Hennepin. The first eye-witness description of Niagara Falls was written by Father Louis Hennepin, a Recollect priest from the Spanish Netherlands, was the first white man to visit the Falls of Niagara in the winter of In , Father Hennepin's account of his visit was published in "Description de la Louisiane". More than years after Father Hennepin recorded his impressions of the Falls and more than years since residents began harnessing the falls’ strength, the area continues attract and inspire visitors with its beauty and power.

    _Book_r 8/5/03 AM Page 53 approximately years, but the French presence was limit- nied by Antoine Auguelle and Father Louis Hennepin. The small party headed down the Illinois on Febru As they paddled upstream, they met a Dakota. FATHER HENNEPIN. The attention of the writer, who Hves at Niagara, was called to Hennepin by the gift of a copy of his New Discovery; and he be- came interested when he learned that the engraving of the Cataract therein was the earliest picture of the Falls. Some years later he began to collect the various editions of the works of that author.

    Bibliographical notice of the works of Father Louis Hennepin, a Recollect of the province of St. In: French, Benjamin F., ed. Historical collections of Louisiana. New-York, 23 cm. pt. 4, p. [99] Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LAC snh FATHER LOUIS HENNEPIN, MISSIONARY RECOLLECT Introduction There is a controversy with this book by Hennepin. There is enough evidence out there to indicate this book was pretty much copied (plagiarized) by Hennepin, for whatever reason. Hennepin's explored the Mississippi at a time when "Antient" Medicine was at a peak. Nicolas Culpeper just had his first writings.


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Years since Father Hennepin. [Niagara Falls, Ont.: Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George A Seibel; Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation (Ont.).

Hennepin "Discoverer" of the Falls of St. Anthony, Patricia Condon Jofinston IT HAS BEEN years since Father Louis Hennepin, one of the most controversial of explorers, "discovered " the Falls of St. Anthony. The story is an oft-repeated one.

Hennepin himself told it first when he published Description of Louisiana in Paris in File Size: 2MB. And, the City of Champlin celebrates Father Hennepin Days the second week­end of June every year. Hennepin is a name of great importance in Minnesota. Hennepin County is. Years since Father Hennepin Art Exhibition at the Victoria Avenue Library: Creator Niagara Falls Public Library staff: Type Still Image: Collection General Photograph Collection: Notes The City of Niagara Falls Collection of photo reproductions of sketches, paintings and prints depicting Niagara Falls.

Father Louis Hennepin, a Recollect friar, is best known for his early expeditions of what would become the state of Minnesota.

He gained fame in the seventeenth century with the publication of his dramatic stories in the territory. Although Father Hennepin spent only a few months in Minnesota, his influence is undeniable.

While his widely read travel accounts were more fiction than fact, they. Father Louis Hennepin's account is one of the principal sources of information about the explorations of La Salle in the area of the Great Lakes and 300 years since Father Hennepin book Mississippi River Valley, Several pages on the Indian Country and "The Manners of the Indians.".

the Southern States in the yearsBartram writes “with all the enthusiasm and G. Seibel Years since Father Hennepin Niagara Falls in Artp Not in Deak. (#) $ 9, CASTELNAU, Francis de Laporte, comte de ().

Vues et Souvenirs de l’Amerique du Nord. Among the rarest books of North American. The following year (May ), however, Louis XIV changed his mind; he plainly forbad Hennepin to set foot on American soil on pain of arrest.

From on Father Hennepin’s life still remains rather obscure to us; a few salient facts, however, permit us to reconstruct its last moments.

Hennepin went on to write a book of his travels that was widely read. A few years later,however, he did something that would make him look foolish forever.

After the deaths of Sieur de la Salle and Father Marquette, Hennepin wrote a new book, one in which he claimed to have discovered the Mississippi, its source, its mouth, the things that are.

A Recollet missionary, Father Hennepin came to New France inspending most of the next three years in parts of Quebec and at Fort Frontenac, present-day Kingston. Inhe set out with La Salle to explore the fertile basin of the Mississippi River. Father Louis Hennepin: His Travels And His Books Paperback – January 1, by A.

Greenly (Author)Author: A. Greenly. Father Hennepin named it Lake St. Clare, in honor of St. Clare of Assisi, whose feast day it was. (Her feast day has been celebrated on Aug. 11 since ) Sadly, the Griffon and its crew mysteriously disappeared on the return voyage from Green Bay to the Falls of Niagara, becoming the first shipwreck on the Great Lakes.

Hennepin, LOUIS, one of the most famous explorers in the wilds of North America during the seventeenth century, b. at Ath, province of Hainaut, Belgium, about thirty miles southwest of Brussels, in or about the year ; d. probably at Rome, soon after In his writings he always refers to himself as a Fleming.

Very little is known of his childhood and early manhood, but, after a proper. The last years of Father Hennepin were in all probability passed in Rome, since a letter is in existence written from that city by a man named Dubos, which contains mention of the fact that the famous Rècollet, then in his sixty-first or sixty-second year, was, at that time (), in a monastery at Rome and had hopes of returning soon.

Moreover, a bronze statue of Father Hennepin was erected and a municipal park was named after him. Every year in June, Father Hennepin Festival is held as a reminder of his journey.

Upon his return to Europe (late ), Louis Hennepin wrote Description of (Colonial) Louisiana. His book was published in Paris, France, in January Hennepin County Yearbook Collection Many Hennepin County school yearbooks from have been digitized. Browse digitized yearbooks online. Some yearbooks are available in print on a walk-in basis at Special Collections, located on the 4th floor of Minneapolis Central Library.

Father Hennepin’s books will surely make the list. Since I’m not ready to pronounce The Leaches of Repairs done just last winter have added at least a hundred years onto the life of.

Hennepin's father, Gaspard Hennepin, owned two houses, numbers 38 in what was then known as the " Street behind the Recollects " and which is today the Impasse Cam-berfosse. The rear entrance to the Franciscan friary was next door at number 40 — a site now occupied by a spinning mill.

The Hennepin Hundred, Sterling, Illinois. 4, likes 18 talking about this were here. mile trail race on the Hennepin Canal Trail - 30 hour cutoff 50 mile race mile relay- 5 person. Father Louis Hennepin, a Recollect friar, is best known as an early explorer of Minnesota.

He gained fame in the seventeenth century with the publication of his dramatic stories of the exploration. He was Father Louis Hennepin, missionary priest and explorer, whose book of travels is a wonderful story of adventure and peril. He had always longed to visit strange lands, and he says that in France he used to listen behind the doors of taverns to the stories which the sailors told of their voyages.

At last his desire to travel was gratified.Proposals to convert the east channel of the river between Father Hennepin Bluff Park and Hennepin Island into a whitewater park have been under consideration for years. The sticking point has always been the source of funding for that development.

In the stairs from Main Street down to Hennepin Island and the river were repaired. A native of present-day Belgium, Father Hennepin published books detailing his travels in “New France” along the upper Mississippi and Great Lakes.

He describes how a Dakota tribe captured him and two French companions near Lake Pepin in April and took them to .