Alton in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Ruins of First State Prison in Illinois
Erected by Illinois State Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 53.479′ N, 90° 11.371′ W. Marker is in Alton, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is on William Street north of West Broadway (Illinois Route 100), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alton IL 62002, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Legend of the Piasa (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); In Remembrance - Wood River Massacre - July 10, 1814 (approx. 4.6 miles away); Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Journey Begins Here (approx. Wanda Methodist Church (approx. 9 miles away); Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) (approx. 13.1 miles away in Missouri); Founders of Saint Louis, Missouri (approx. 13.1 miles away in Missouri). Click for a list of all markers in Alton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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