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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° 43.324′ N, 90° 6.239′ W. Marker is in Granite City, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker 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. Old Chain of Rocks Bridge (approx. 4.1 miles away); 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); a different marker also named Old Chain of Rocks Bridge (approx. 5.1 miles away in Missouri); Grand Plaza (approx. 5.2 miles away); You Are Walking Where a Cahokia Neighborhood Once Stood (approx. 5.3 miles away).
More about this marker. According to the Illinois State Historical Society's website, the marker was dedicated on August 20, 1989.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.