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.
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 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chester, Randolph County, Illinois Popeye (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kaskaskia (approx. 4˝ miles away); Illinois in the American Revolution (approx. 4˝ miles away); The Liberty Bell of the West (approx. 4˝ miles away); Great American Eclipse of 2017 (approx. 12˝ miles away in Missouri).
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2012, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 64 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. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.