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

Thomas Jefferson

13 April 1743 - 4 July 1826 (50th annv. of 1776)

 
 
Thomas Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
1. Thomas Jefferson Marker
Inscription.  Third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809; a principal American founding father & author of the Declaration of Independence; Father of the 1804 Louisiana Purchase that doubled the Nation's size bringing St. Ferdinand de Fleurissant into the USA & enabling Missouri to become a State with a capital named in his honor; He used his intellect & eloquence to advance democracy, republicanism & science.
 
Erected 2017 by City of Florissant.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1801.
 
Location. 38° 47.606′ N, 90° 19.621′ W. Marker is in Florissant, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Saint Francois Street just west of North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 North Jefferson Street, Florissant MO 63031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. Sidney R. Garrett (a few steps from this marker); Henry F. Koch (within shouting distance of this marker); Frank B. Korte / Josephine "Jo" Korte (within shouting distance of this marker); Grace A. Zykan (within shouting distance of this marker); Donald R. Zykan, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); John A. Ortwig (within shouting distance of this marker); Arthur Bangert (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry F. Hendel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florissant.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Jefferson Presidential Biography. From the White House's official website. (Submitted on February 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Thomas Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, February 9, 2020
2. Thomas Jefferson Marker
Near the intersection of Jefferson and St. Francois Streets
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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