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St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Gateway Arch

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

 
 
The Gateway Arch Marker Photo, Click for full size
April 7, 2008
1. The Gateway Arch Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to
the People of the United States

May 25, 1968

Lyndon B. Johnson
President of the Unites States
The City of St. Louis Missouri
The United States Territorial
Expansion Memorial Committee

United States Department of the Interior
National Park Service

[The Gateway Arch was added to the National Historic Landmark Survey on May 28, 1987]
 
Erected 1968 by United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 37.528′ N, 90° 11.077′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on North Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 N. Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Robert E. Lee (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Basilica of Saint Louis, King (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mississippi Valley Trust Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Pulitzer
Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
2. Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Marker
1967
Awarded in a National Competition
The Gateway Arch
by the American Society of Civil Engineers
[Over South Portal]
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Merchant Laclede Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dred and Harriet Scott (approx. mile away); La Rue Missouri (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewis and Clark and St. Louis Riverfront (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Gateway Arch Fact Sheet. (Submitted on January 25, 2010.)
2. National Park Service: Architecture in the Parks: A National Historic Landmark Theme Study. Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Gateway Arch. This link provides the architectural history and significance of this structure. (Submitted on January 25, 2010.) 

3. Gateway Arch Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 25, 2010.)
4. The Gateway Arch Facts & Questions. (Submitted on September 30, 2013, by Trevor Morris of Fond du lac, Wisconsin.)
 
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The Gateway Arch Photo, Click for full size
April 7, 2008
3. The Gateway Arch
The Gateway Arch and One of the Reflecting Pools/Lily Ponds Photo, Click for full size
By Thomas Chris English, April 7, 2008
4. The Gateway Arch and One of the Reflecting Pools/Lily Ponds
The Gateway Arch Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, May 1997
5. The Gateway Arch
Inside the Gateway Arch Viewing Area Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
6. Inside the Gateway Arch Viewing Area
Looking down from the Gateway Arch Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., July 18, 2010
7. Looking down from the Gateway Arch
North portal to left of photo and south portal to right of photo.
View overlooking St. Louis seen from The Gateway Arch, looking Southwestward Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, May 1997
8. View overlooking St. Louis seen from The Gateway Arch, looking Southwestward
Could observe the curvature of the earth from here
 
 
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