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 full content is available in the Spring 2013 Issue.
Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.
Though far removed from the camouflage of today, the uniforms worn by War of 1812 soldiers served a variety of purposes.
The master shipbuilder Moyse Hillaret, who was chosen to participate in the grand plan of exploration, became an enemy of La Salle.