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Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

A Fair Legacy: The Art Museum

History Underfoot: 1907

 
 
A Fair Legacy: The Art Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
1. A Fair Legacy: The Art Museum Marker
Inscription.  The Palace of Fine Arts was the only major pavilion at the 1904 World's Fair designed as a permanent structure. In 1907, St. Louis passed a tax to create the municipally supported City Art Museum.
 
Erected by Missouri History Museum.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Events. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis - History Underfoot series list.
 
Location. 38° 38.71′ N, 90° 17.214′ W. Marker is in Forest Park 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. How Do We Understand the Past? (within shouting distance of this marker); What's the Value of Open Space? (within shouting distance of this marker); Can the Past Tear Us Apart? (within shouting distance of this marker); How Do We Support Culture? (about
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400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Follow the Missouri History Museum (about 400 feet away); Where Do We Celebrate Our Rights? (about 400 feet away); Meet Me in St. Louis, Louie! (about 400 feet away); Can Private Generosity Serve Public Good? (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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