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

A Fair Legacy: The Jefferson Memorial

History Underfoot: 1913

 
 
A Fair Legacy: The Jefferson Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2019
1. A Fair Legacy: The Jefferson Memorial
Inscription.  The Jefferson Memorial home of the Missouri Historical Society stands on the site of the main entrance of the 1904 World's Fair. Constructed with funds from the fair, the building was the nation's first monument to Thomas Jefferson.
 
Erected by Missouri History Museum.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis - History Underfoot series list.
 
Location. 38° 38.698′ N, 90° 17.072′ W. Marker is in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on DeBaliviere Circle south of Lindell Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. 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 Else Can a Park Serve Its Community? (within shouting distance of this marker); How Do We Take Care of One Another? (within shouting distance of this marker); Where Will Children Play? (within shouting distance of this marker); Can Private Generosity Serve Public Good?
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Meet Me in St. Louis, Louie! (about 300 feet away); Where Do We Place Our Public Assets? (about 300 feet away); How Will We Renew the Park? (about 400 feet away); Follow the Missouri History Museum (about 400 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 86 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Oct. 21, 2020