SCOTT - The statue of explorer Jean Nicolet was moved to a new homeThursday.
Nicolet is believed to be the first European to set foot in whatis now Wisconsin when he landed somewhere on the eastern shore ofGreen Bay in 1634.
A statue was erected in 1950 along Highway 57, paid for in partby donations by school children. But when the highway was rebuilt,easy access to the park was lost.
The statue was moved Thursday to its new home in Wequiock FallsPark. Brown County has taken ownership of the statue.
"I think its going to be a major attraction for people ofWequiock Falls, especially with what the county has done with theviewing stand at the falls, said Tom Depas, a town of Scottsupervisor.
Some work must still be done on the base.
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