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The Lily Ponds

 
 
The Lily Ponds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, December 22, 2019
1. The Lily Ponds Marker
Inscription.  These historic pools date from the 1880's, and display aquatic tropical vegetation for summer visitors to Tower Grove Park

In 2007/2008 they were fully restored thanks to generous funding from Emerson with important support from The Anheuser-Busch Foundation
 
Location. 38° 36.453′ N, 90° 15.434′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on Northeast Drive 0.4 miles east of Center Cross Drive, on the right when traveling east. Marker is east of Center Cross Drive. It is across from the Piper Palm House at Tower Grove Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4257 Northeast Drive, Saint Louis MO 63110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tower Grove House (approx. mile away); Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away); Museum Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kresko Family Victorian Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Axis (approx. half a mile away); 3101-13 South Grand Boulevard (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Dickmann Building
The Lily Ponds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, December 22, 2019
2. The Lily Ponds Marker
Marker is at ground level
(approx. 0.9 miles away); 3121-23 South Grand Boulevard (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Also see . . .  Tower Grove Park lily pads bloom again. From NPR's St. Louis Public Radio website (published on September 18, 2008), this talks about the history of one of Tower Grove Park's most-loved features. (Submitted on January 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 1, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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