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

Bishop's Landing

is named in recognition of Glennon E. Bishop 1926-2001

 

— Historic Marker —

 
Bishop's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, December 16, 2020
1. Bishop's Landing Marker
Inscription.  Founder and guiding spirit of the Discovery Expedition of St. Charles. Glen's vision and commitment built a replica keelboat and a great organization which subsequently built 3 replica boats and reenacted the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Expedition, 2003 to 2006 Bishop was a gentle leader and a kind soul.
 
Erected by South Main Preservation Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 38° 46.382′ N, 90° 28.944′ W. Marker is in St. Charles, Missouri, in St. Charles County. Marker can be reached from South Riverside Drive east of Boone's Lick Road. Marker is located in front of the Lewis & Clark Boat House and Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1050 S Riverside Dr, Saint Charles MO 63301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (a few steps from this marker); Peter Geery (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th Anniversary (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 921 South Riverside Drive
Bishop's Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, December 16, 2020
2. Bishop's Landing Marker
Marker is in front of the Lewis & Clark Boat House and Museum.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Missouri (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Don Carlos Tayon (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Trail to Fort Osage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis & Clark Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Charles.
 
Regarding Bishop's Landing. Because the marker and building are close to the Missouri River, it is vulnerable to flooding. Please check with the Museum's website (see link below) and/or its social media pages for weather and river level information before accessing this area.
 
Also see . . .  Lewis & Clark Boat House and Museum. Official website for the St. Charles tourist attraction. (Submitted on December 16, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.
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