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La Grange Artesian Well

 
 
La Grange Artesian Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, May 10, 2020
1. La Grange Artesian Well Marker
Inscription.  
This well, 800 feet deep, was drilled in 1887 in search for fuel to fire large local steel rolling mill. Its bottled waters were famous in early 1900's, and shipped commercially pause to refresh.

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Erected 1982 by La Grange Sesquicentennial.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 40° 2.463′ N, 91° 29.862′ W. Marker is in La Grange, Missouri, in Lewis County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (Business U.S. 61) east of West South Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 Main St, La Grange MO 63448, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Grange Missouri (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); LaGrange on the River (approx. 1.1 miles away); Canton (approx. 5.9 miles
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away); History Along The Mississippi River Parkway (approx. 5.9 miles away); Lincoln School (approx. 5.9 miles away); Welcome to Illinois (approx. 7.3 miles away in Illinois); Indian Removals - A Memorial (approx. 7.7 miles away in Illinois); Stone Smokehouse (approx. 7.8 miles away in Illinois). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Grange.
 
La Grange Artesian Well Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, May 10, 2020
2. La Grange Artesian Well Marker
Marker is located on the riverfront (Mississippi River)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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