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Cadillac and the founding of Detroit

Cadillac and the founding of Detroit

commemorating the two hundred and seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of the city of Detroit by Antoine Laumet de Lamothe Cadillac on July 24, 1701

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Published by Published for the Detroit Historical Society by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.)
    • Subjects:
    • Cadillac, Antoine Laumet de Lamothe, 1658-1730.,
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 115.

      Statementby Henry D. Brown. ... [et al.].
      ContributionsBrown, Henry D., 1910-, Detroit Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF574.D453 C332
      The Physical Object
      Pagination116 p. :
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4892693M
      ISBN 100814315712
      LC Control Number76025500

      The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit returns legendary style and glamour to Detroit, Michigan hotels. The historic luxury hotel in downtown Detroit has been restored to its original splendor to reclaim its position as the city's premier hotel and social gathering destination.4/5(K). One commemorative medal from the Detroit th Anniversary celebration in The circular bronze medal has a relief image on the obverse that depicts the landing of Cadillac and the founding of Detroit. Text along the image perimeter reads "Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, Born 5 Mar. - .

      The group reached the Detroit River on J At this time, they did not stop in the immediate Detroit area, but rather traveled slightly south to Grosse Ile. The party set up camp there and spent the night. The following day, J , Cadillac's party traveled north on the Detroit River looking for a place to build their settlement. At the end of the first year after the founding of the village, and on the 25th of September, , Cadillac sent a report, covering 53 closely written pages of manuscript, descriptive of what he had done and seen around Detroit, and his plans for the future great city.

      A stay at The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit places you in the heart of Detroit, within a minute walk of Cobo Center and Campus Martius Park. This 4-star hotel is mi ( km) from Fox Theatre and mi ( km) from Greektown Casino. Book the The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit - Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Detroit. Enjoy free WiFi, an indoor pool, and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. Popular attractions Cobo Center and Greektown Casino are located nearby. Discover genuine guest reviews for The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit along with the latest prices and availability /5(K).


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