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

Native American Influence

 
 
Native American Influence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, December 16, 2020
1. Native American Influence Marker
Inscription.  Many Native American tribes inhabited the St. Charles area when explorers arrived from Europe. French Explorers named the Missouri River after the Missouri tribe of Indians who were buffalo hunters and farmers. They lived along the Missouri River from its junction with the Mississippi to southwestern Iowa. The historic town of Portage des Sioux was a busy stopping place for the Indian tribes on their voyages up and down the Mississippi River, and for their portages across the land peninsula to the Missouri River. Indian nations trapped, hunted, fished and traded with the settlers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 46.912′ N, 90° 28.966′ W. Marker is in St. Charles, Missouri, in St. Charles County. Marker can be reached from North 3rd Street. Marker is on the grounds of the old St. Charles County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North 3rd Street, 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. French Influence (here, next to this marker); Spanish Influence
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(here, next to this marker); San Carlos Borromeo / Origin of St. Charles (here, next to this marker); Missouri's Origin (here, next to this marker); African Influence (here, next to this marker); German Immigration (a few steps from this marker); The Boone's Lick Road (a few steps from this marker); The Dr. John H. Stumberg Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Charles.
 
Native American Influence Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, December 16, 2020
2. Native American Influence Marker
Behind the St. Carlos Borromeo statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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