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How Do We Understand the Past?

History Underfoot: 1901

 
 
How Do We Understand the Past? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
1. How Do We Understand the Past? Marker
Inscription.  The excavation of six Indian mounds during preparations for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition reminded St. Louisans that others had occupied Forest Park's land long before the city itself came into being.
 
Erected by Missouri History Museum.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis - History Underfoot ⚜️ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
 
Location. 38° 38.732′ N, 90° 17.211′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on DeBaliviere Circle south of Lindell Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5700 Lindell Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Fair Legacy: The Art Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); What's the Value of Open Space? (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Can the Past Tear Us Apart? (about 300 feet away); Follow the Missouri History Museum
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(about 500 feet away); How Do We Support Culture? (about 500 feet away); Meet Me in St. Louis, Louie! (about 500 feet away); Where Do We Celebrate Our Rights? (about 500 feet away); Where Do We Place Our Public Assets? (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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