The master shipbuilder Moyse Hillaret, who was chosen to participate in the grand plan of exploration, became an enemy of La Salle.
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Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.
The story of La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes is well known, but many mysteries surround his ship, the Griffon. The first part of this two-part story presents new interpretations of this storied ship's design.
The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.