Cadillac Landing at Detroit
Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1972-26-725
C.W. Jefferys' notes about this picture from The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Volume 1
In the summer of 1701 La Mothe Cadillac was sent to found a post at Detroit. He took with him one hundred men, his young son, and two missionaries, a Recollet and a Jesuit. Next year his wife made the long journey from Montreal to join him. She was the first white woman to enter that territory.
- Jefferys, Charles W. 1942 The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Volume 1, p.200
- Bowman, Bob. Dateline: Canada. Toronto, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973. n.p. Illus.