Metropolis in Massac County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Dedicated to the fight against cancer on 5 November 2014 - Worlds first lighthouse built to help fight cancer
"Where there's light, there's Hope!"
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Communications • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 5, 2014.
Location. 37° 8.656′ N, 88° 43.727′ W. Marker is in Metropolis, Illinois, in Massac County. Marker can be reached from East Front Street. Marker is located near the west entrance of Dorothy Miller Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Front Street, Metropolis IL 62960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Southern Magnolia (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Cowling (approx. 0.6 miles away); Annie Turnbo Malone: 1869–1957 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oscar Micheaux: 1884–1951 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Superman Statue Facts (approx. 0.6 miles away); Honoring All Our Defenders of Freedom Super Heroes (approx. 0.6 miles away); Looking Back Through Time (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metropolis.
Regarding Hope Light. Please keep in mind that, because of the park's closeness to the Ohio River, it is vulnerable to flooding at times.
Also see . . . The Hope Light Foundation. Official website for the Hope Light Foundation, which focuses on cancer awareness (Submitted on March 8, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.