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

Where Do We Celebrate Our Rights?

History Underfoot: 1990s

 
 
Where Do We Celebrate Our Rights? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
1. Where Do We Celebrate Our Rights? Marker
Inscription.  Each summer, the Heartland Disability Rights March and Rally passes through Forest Park. This rally—the largest of its kind in the nation—commemorates the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990.
 
Erected by Missouri History Museum.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Civil RightsNotable EventsParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis - History Underfoot ⚜️ series list.
 
Location. 38° 38.656′ N, 90° 17.171′ W. Marker is in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is at the intersection of DeBaliviere Circle and Lagoon Drive on DeBaliviere Circle. 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 Support Culture? (a few steps from this marker); Follow the Missouri History Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); How Will We Renew the Park? (within shouting distance of this marker); Meet Me in St. Louis, Louie!
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Can the Past Tear Us Apart? (within shouting distance of this marker); This is Everyone's Park. (within shouting distance of this marker); What's the Value of Open Space? (within shouting distance of this marker); Can Private Generosity Serve Public Good? (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest Park.
 
 
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 65 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Jan. 18, 2021