Jacques de Noyon 1668-1745

Explorer, fur trader and soldier, Noyon explored the Kaministiquia route to the Lake of the Woods in 1688, and was probably the first European to have travelled through this area. The report that he made after returning to Montreal was of great value to later explorers.


At Rainy Lake Lookout, Noden Causeway, about 6.5 km south of Fort Frances

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Rainy River

Municipality: Town of Fort Frances