Alton in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 38° 48.309′ N, 90° 6.81′ W. Marker is in Alton, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is on Levee Road near State Route 3 (Illinois Route 3). Touch for map. You’ll see the Lewis and Clark State Historic Site signs directing you onto Levee Road. If you go straight (east) towards the river, you’ll find the marker. Follow the road to the left, you’ll reach the historic site. Marker is in this post office area: Granite City IL 62040, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Journey Begins Here (a few steps from this marker); Lewis and Clark (approx. 0.9 miles away in Missouri); Wanda Methodist Church (approx. 4˝ miles away); Ruins of First State Prison in Illinois In Remembrance - Wood River Massacre - July 10, 1814 (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Legend of the Piasa (approx. 7.9 miles away); Fort Russell (was approx. 8.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); First Cemetery in the City of Edwardsville (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alton.
Also see . . . Lewis and Clark Expedition- Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 13, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
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