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Bust of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable

Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, a Haitian-born fur trader, is recognized as the founder of the city of Chicago. The statue, created by Erik Blome in 2009, was donated to the Chicago Public Art Collection by Lesley Benodin to commemorate DuSable.

Bust of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable

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