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

August 1, 1993

 
 
August 1, 1993 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 22, 2019
1. August 1, 1993 Marker
Inscription.  The bottom of this plaque indicates the high water mark of the Great Flood of 1993. On this date, the Mississippi River reached 49.58 feet, the highest level ever recorded in the City of St. Louis.
 
Location. 38° 37.494′ N, 90° 11.043′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker can be reached from North Leonor K Sullivan Boulevard 0.3 miles south of Lucas Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located between the Gateway Arch and the Mississippi River, on the north end of the grand steps between them, near the entrance of Gateway Arch National Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 57 North Leonor K Sullivan Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rock Solid (a few steps from this marker); The Gateway Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Miles of Steamboats (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pierre Laclede (about 300 feet away); In Memory of Robert E. Lee (about 400 feet away); The Captains' Return (about
August 1, 1993 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 22, 2019
2. August 1, 1993 Marker
Marker is located at the steps that lead to Gateway Arch National Park. The north leg of the Arch is seen in the background.
700 feet away); Curves Ahead (about 700 feet away); Speedy Delivery (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
More about this marker. There is a duplicate marker at the south end of the steps, on the same level.
 
Categories. DisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
August 1, 1993 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, October 22, 2019
3. August 1, 1993 Marker
Duplicate marker located at the South end of the steps
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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