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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 5 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. In Memory of Robert E. Lee (about 600 feet away, in a direct line); Basilica of Saint Louis, King (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis and Clark and St. Louis Riverfront (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); Aloe Plaza (approx. 1.3 miles away); Nathaniel Lyon (approx. 2.6 miles away); Capture of Camp Jackson (approx. 2.6 miles away); American Elm (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Louis.
 
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]
 

 
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.)
 
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
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,214 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 24, 2010.   2. submitted on August 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   3. submitted on January 24, 2010.   4. submitted on January 24, 2010, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.   5. submitted on August 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6, 7. submitted on August 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   8. submitted on August 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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