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

This Gate is made of four United States Army Cannons

 
 
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By Thomas Smith, April 17, 2021
1. This Gate is made of four United States Army Cannons Marker
Inscription.  This Gate is made of four United States Army Cannons. The insignia over the gate is of the United States Army Ordnance Department. The fence is made of deactivated riffle barrels. The fence was moved here 1n 1886. It originally surrounded the old Keeper's House built in 1878 now demolished. Second sign These Gates are from the old arsenal at 2nd & Arsenal St. Gift of the Aeronautical Chart & Info. Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 38° 30.574′ N, 90° 16.471′ W. Marker is in Lemay, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is on Grant Road 0.2 miles south of South River Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 Grant Rd, Saint Louis MO 63125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson Barracks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Historic Parade Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of First Parachute Jump (approx. 0.4 miles away); WWII M4A3E8 Sherman Tank (approx. 0.4 miles away);
This Gate is made of four United States Army Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, April 17, 2021
2. This Gate is made of four United States Army Cannons Marker
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"The Tower" (approx. half a mile away); Jefferson Barracks Historic Site Old Guard Monument and Powder Magazine Patio (approx. half a mile away); Jefferson Barracks Historic Site - Powder Magazine Museum, Memorial Walk (approx. half a mile away); U.S. Grant: The St. Louis Years (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lemay.
 
This Gate is made of four United States Army Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, April 17, 2021
3. This Gate is made of four United States Army Cannons Marker
This Gate is made of four United States Army Cannons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Smith, April 17, 2021
4. This Gate is made of four United States Army Cannons Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 19, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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