Granite City in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Six Mile Prairie
Erected 1989 by Old Six Mile Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Illinois State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 43.324′ N, 90° 6.239′ W. Marker is in Granite City, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Maryville Road. The marker is located on the grounds of the Six Mile Prairie Museum, also known as the Emmert-Zippel Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3279 Maryville Road, Granite City IL 62040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodhenge (approx. 4.6 miles away); Stockade (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cahokia (approx. 4.9 miles away); Monks Mound (approx. 4.9 miles away); Grand Plaza (approx. 5.2 miles away); Main Street of America ran right through Venice (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (approx. 5.6 miles away in Missouri); Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing (approx. 5.7 miles away in Missouri).
More about this marker. According to the Illinois State Historical Society's website, the marker was dedicated on August 20, 1989.
Categories. • Agriculture • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers •
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.