Fond du Lac Indian Cemetery, Duluth, Minnesota

This cemetery was called the Roussain Graveyard as well as the Fond du Lac Indian Cemetery. Graves were moved to this location because of railroad construction in 1870 at the original location. This headstone is for two of Francis Roussain’s children who died at ages two and seven in 1817 and 1819. The Roussain Graveyard is on Francis Roussain’s property.

~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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