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Marissa in St. Clair County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Marissa Academy

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, April 10, 2021
1. Marissa Academy Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1886
Built 1891
A Landmark House 1976

National Register of
Historic Places 1994
In Memory of
M. Alberta Hamilton


 
Erected 2007 by Marissa Historical and Genealogical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 38° 14.433′ N, 89° 45.254′ W. Marker is in Marissa, Illinois, in St. Clair County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Harding Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 716 S Main St, Marissa IL 62257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to Coal Miners of Southern Illinois (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Veterans of All Wars (approx. 6.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away); Honor (approx. 8.9 miles away); Charter Oak School (approx. 10.7 miles away); The Mississippi Bubble
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By Thomas Smith, 410/21
2. Marissa Academy Marker
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(approx. 12˝ miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 15˝ miles away); The American Bottom (approx. 16.2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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