St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
In Memory of Robert E. Lee
the Missouri Committee
R. E. Lee Memorial Association
Director for Missouri Mrs. Austine P. Leland
Treasurer for Missouri Mrs. A. Long
Erected 1977 by The Missouri Committee R.E.Lee Memorial Association.
Location. 38° 37.435′ N, 90° 11.036′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on S. Leonor K Sullivan Blvd., on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is near the Jefferson Expansion Arch. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Gateway Arch (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Basilica of Saint Louis, King (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dred and Harriet Scott (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joseph Pulitzer (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mississippi Valley Trust Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); Merchant Laclede Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); La Rue Missouri (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewis and Clark and St. Louis Riverfront (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Louis.
Also see . . .
1. Lee in St. Louis. "He went on to supervise the engineering work for St. Louis harbor and for the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers, earning him a promotion to captain."
2. Lee as an Engineer (Civil War Battles exert). "In 1837, he got his first important command. As a first lieutenant of engineers, he supervised the engineering work for St. Louis harbour and for the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. His work there earned him a promotion to captain."
3. National Park Service website for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. The Gateway Arch reflects St. Louis role in the Westward Expansion.
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