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Perryville in Perry County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

El Camino Real

El Camino Real Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Smith, May 1, 2021
1. El Camino Real Marker
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Erected 1917 by The Missouri Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
Location. 37° 43.535′ N, 89° 51.803′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Missouri, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of West St. Maries Street and North Jackson Street, on the right when traveling east on West St. Maries Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 N Jackson St, Perryville MO 63775, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capt. Raymond Littge (here, next to this marker); In Honor of those who served in the Military Forces of America (a few steps from this marker); Perry County Union Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Great American Eclipse of 2017
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(within shouting distance of this marker); "We Shall Have Peace And Reconciliation" (approx. 2.2 miles away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); "Hope Comes at Dawn" (approx. 2.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryville.
Additional commentary.
1. Name Translation
El Camino Real literally translates to English from Spanish as The Royal Road, although Kingshighway is a more common translation.
    — Submitted May 3, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Thomas Smith of Waterloo, Ill. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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