CloudyNow
22 °C
71 °F
Chance Of ShowersThu
32 °C
90 °F
Mainly SunnyFri
26 °C
79 °F
SunnySat
25 °C
77 °F

Windsor-Essex

Summer Festival Guide

Traffic Cameras

Events Calendar

Lowest Gas Prices

Take A Look Back At LaSalle’s History

Monday July 11th, 2016, 7:27pm

0
0

Hello time traveller!!
This article is 2894 days old.
The information listed below is likely outdated and has been preserved for archival purposes.


How would you like to take a look back at the history of the Town of LaSalle?

From his birth in Normandy in 1643 to his tragic death just forty-three years later, René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, lead an adventurous life filled with tragedy and triumph.

Believed to be the first European to set his foot on the land that is now the Town of LaSalle, his explorations would take him from the Gulf of Saint Lawrence to the Gulf of Mexico.

On Wednesday July 13th, pioneer storyteller Douglas Robinson will perform a dramatic first-person account of LaSalle’s travels throughout the Great Lakes, including the construction and loss of his famous ship ‘Le Griffon’.

It takes place at the LaSalle Civic Centre at 10am.

This is the first in a four-part series exploring LaSalle’s history with storyteller Douglas Robinson. The series continues on July 27th, August 10th and August 24th.

windsoriteDOTca
Daily Newsletter

Sign up to receive all the latest, local news stories you may have missed!

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Do You Like This Article?

Content Continues Below Local Sponsor Message
Content Continues Below Local Sponsor Message
Content Continues Below Local Sponsor Message