Statue of Antoine de la Mothe, Sieur de Cadillac
The statue of Antoine de la Mothe, Sieur de Cadillac, is situated at Detroit's riverside Hart Plaza. In 1701 he founded Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit, the beginning of modern Detroit, which he commanded until 1710. Between 1710 and 1716 he was the governor of Louisiana, although he did not arrive in the territory until 1713.
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