Expedition to northern Lake Michigan may reveal location of La Salle's long lost ship Griffin

  • by: JOHN FLESHER , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 13, 2013 - 12:30 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — As a teenager, Steve Libert was mesmerized by a teacher's stories of the brash 17th Century French explorer La Salle, who journeyed across the Great Lakes and down the Mississippi in a quest for a trade route to the Far East that he hoped would bring riches and renown.

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