Pere Marquette Statue, Milwaukee

Pere Marquette Statue, Milwaukee

The Pere Marquette Statue was funded by Milwaukee Sentinel Newspaper and was a replica of an earlier statue that was an object of vandalism and was removed. The statue is located in Pere Marquette Park. It is completed in bronze and was installed and rededicated on Bastille Day in 1987. The statue represents Pere Marquette standing and holding a cross in his left hand. His right hand is directed upward. Behind the statue there is a granite wall where a river with a Native American in a canoe is represented.

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Sight Name: Pere Marquette Statue
Sight Location: Milwaukee, USA (See walking tours in Milwaukee)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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