© Photographed July 8, 2016
Erected 1995 by M.A.G.I.C. and Mishicot Sportsmans Club
Mishicot, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin
1795 - 1995
* Fur Trader*Jacques Vieau
The marker is located Jambo Creek Park on southbound Jambo Creek Road, about a mile north of its intersection with West Main Street / Highway 147, at or near at 13804 Jambo Creek Road, Mishicot, Wisconsin 54228.
Jacques Vieau: a Son of Montreal and a Father of European Wisconsin -- Another Perspective of the French and Native Peoples by John Boatman, UW-Milwaukee (September 1997)
Wisconsin Historical Collections, Volume XI (1888): Narrative of Andrew J. Vieau, Sr. (son of Jacques Vieau)
The family name was originally De Veau; but as that meant calf or veal, other children would annoy my anscestors in their youth, by bleating in their presence; so the name was changed to Vieau in self-defense.
See also, WRL-54: Jacques Vieau Trading Post, also at this location.
Learn more about Jambo Creek and Jacques Vieau's Trading Post
WRL-54: Jacques Vieau Trading Post, directly across the road.
The marker is located at Jambo Creek Park.
The marker is located in Mishicot, Wisconsin.