Alton in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Legend of the Piasa
Erected 1984 by The Illinois State Historical Society.
Location. 38° 53.887′ N, 90° 11.948′ W. Marker is in Alton, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is on IL-100 (Illinois Route 100), on the right 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 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ruins of First State Prison in Illinois (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); In Remembrance - Wood River Massacre - July 10, 1814 (approx. 5 miles away); Lewis and Clark Expedition The Journey Begins Here (approx. 7.9 miles away); Wanda Methodist Church (approx. 9.7 miles away); Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) (approx. 13.5 miles away in Missouri); Founders of Saint Louis, Missouri (approx. 13.5 miles away in Missouri). Click for a list of all markers in Alton.
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.