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

How Do We Support Culture?

History Underfoot: 1971

 
 
How Do We Support Culture? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
1. How Do We Support Culture? Marker
Inscription.  Citizens of St. Louis City and County created joint taxing districts for the support of the Art Museum, Zoo, and the Museum of Science in 1971. In the 1980s, voters created new tax districts for the Botanical Garden and History Museum.
 
Erected by Missouri History Museum.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicParks & Recreational AreasPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis - History Underfoot ⚜️ series list.
 
Location. 38° 38.663′ N, 90° 17.162′ W. Marker is in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is at the intersection of Lagoon Drive and DeBaliviere Circle, on the right when traveling south on Lagoon Drive. 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. Follow the Missouri History Museum (a few steps from this marker); Where Do We Celebrate Our Rights? (a few steps from this marker); Meet Me in St. Louis, Louie!
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(within shouting distance of this marker); How Will We Renew the Park? (within shouting distance of this marker); Can Private Generosity Serve Public Good? (within shouting distance of this marker); This is Everyone's Park. (within shouting distance of this marker); Can the Past Tear Us Apart? (within shouting distance of this marker); What's the Value of Open Space? (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 72 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Jan. 15, 2021