Father Claude Dablon

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Jesuit missionary. He went to Canada, and accompanied Chaumonot to the Onondaga Iroquois, and Druillettes to Hudson Bay. Later he labored with Marquette at Lake Superior. Dablon was the first to announce the existence of Lake Superior copper deposits, and to suggest the feasibility of uniting Lake Michigan to the Mississippi by canal.

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  • “Father Claude Dablon”. People of the Faith. Saints.SQPN.com. 6 March 2012. Web. 2 October 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/father-claude-dablon/>