Chester in Randolph County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lewis and Clark in Illinois
Erected 2003 by State of Illinois - Illinois Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 27, 1803.
Location. 37° 54.299′ N, 89° 50.052′ W. Marker is in Chester, Illinois, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Bypass Road (Illinois Route 150) and Kaskaskia Street (County Route 6), on the right when traveling north on Bridge Bypass Road. Located at the Chester Welcome Center in Elzie C. Segar Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester IL 62233, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chester, Randolph County, Illinois (a few steps from this marker); The Chester Bridge Flood of 1993 (within shouting distance of this marker); Popeye (within shouting distance of this marker); Weistar House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Statehood of Illinois (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ham Gravy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Toar (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2012, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. This page has been viewed 694 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on January 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. Photos: 1. submitted on April 16, 2012, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. 2. submitted on January 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. 3. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.