Near Prairie du Rocher in Randolph County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lewis and Clark in Illinois
Erected 2003 by The State of Illinois & Illinois Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Forts and Castles. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 4, 1803.
Location. 38° 5.214′ N, 90° 9.521′ W. Marker is near Prairie du Rocher, Illinois, in Randolph County. Marker can be reached from Stringtown Road (Illinois Route 155). Marker is on the grounds of Fort de Chartres State Historic Site, at the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1499 Stringtown Rd, Prairie du Rocher IL 62277, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Fort de Chartres State Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort de Chartres In The Illinois Country Fort de Chartres (about 700 feet away); Ste. Anne's Church (approx. half a mile away); Pierre Laclede at Chartres (approx. 0.9 miles away); Kidd, Illinois (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Calvary (approx. 2.3 miles away); Heritage Wheat Revival (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prairie du Rocher.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.