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Liberal Arts Bridge

 
 
Liberal Arts Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 22, 2021
1. Liberal Arts Bridge Marker
Inscription.  

Named for the 1904 World's Fair Palace of the same name
Built 1908 by the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company
Replaced 2018 by the City of St. Louis & Forest Park Forever

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 38° 38.427′ N, 90° 16.988′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on Government Drive west of Pagoda Circle, on the left when traveling west. Marker is mounted on the east side of the bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6101 Government Dr, Saint Louis MO 63110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Boathouse & Post-Dispatch Lake (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Original Music Pagoda (about 600 feet away); The Muny (about 700 feet away); How Should People Gain Access to Their Park? (approx. 0.2 miles away); How Will We Open Our City to the World? (approx. 0.2 miles away); How Do We Divide Our Land? (approx. 0.2
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By Jason Voigt, April 22, 2021
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miles away); Are Trees and Lawns Enough? (approx. ¼ mile away); Government Hill & The World's Fair Pavilion (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Liberal Arts Palace at the 1904 World's Fair image. Click for full size.
By John Ross Key for St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1904
3. Liberal Arts Palace at the 1904 World's Fair
Titled "Looking West down Plaza of Orleans in front of Palace of Liberal Arts", this is one of eight scenes from the Fairgrounds, published as inserts for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat on August 14, 1904.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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