#1356 – 1968 6c Father Marquette

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Issue Date:  September 20, 1968

City:  Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Quantity:  132,560,000

Printed By:  Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Printing Method:  Giori Press

Perforations:  11

Color:  Black, apple green and orange brown

 

This stamp was issued to honor the French Jesuit missionary Father Jacques Marquette who, with Louis Jolliet, explored the Mississippi River and its tributaries.

 

Father Jacques Marquette’s Exploration of the Mississippi

In 1673, Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet embarked on an expedition to explore the Mississippi River.  Marquette was especially useful during the voyages, as he knew several Indian languages.  He was able to gather information from knowledgeable local Indians.  The explorers traveled down the Mississippi, which defines Arkansas’ western border, to the mouth of the Arkansas River.

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Issue Date:  September 20, 1968

City:  Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Quantity:  132,560,000

Printed By:  Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Printing Method:  Giori Press

Perforations:  11

Color:  Black, apple green and orange brown

 

This stamp was issued to honor the French Jesuit missionary Father Jacques Marquette who, with Louis Jolliet, explored the Mississippi River and its tributaries.

 

Father Jacques Marquette’s Exploration of the Mississippi

In 1673, Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet embarked on an expedition to explore the Mississippi River.  Marquette was especially useful during the voyages, as he knew several Indian languages.  He was able to gather information from knowledgeable local Indians.  The explorers traveled down the Mississippi, which defines Arkansas’ western border, to the mouth of the Arkansas River.