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In Memory of Robert E. Lee

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, June 1997
1. In Memory of Robert E. Lee Marker
Inscription.  
Engineer, St. Louis Harbor
1837-1841
His engineering genius was responsible for moving the Mississippi River Channel back to the St. Louis shore, preserving the city as a river port.
Erected by
the Missouri Committee
R. E. Lee Memorial Association
Mrs. William Armstrong • Mrs. Charles Fox • Mrs. Oscar Johnson Jr. • Mrs. H. Norbert Kirchdorfer • Mrs. H. Terrance Kurrus • Mrs. W. Gillespie Moore • Mrs. Leighton Morrili
Director for Missouri • Mrs. Austine P. Leland
Treasurer for Missouri • Mrs. A. Long
May 17, 1977

 
Erected 1977 by The Missouri Committee R.E.Lee Memorial Association.
 
Location. 38° 37.435′ N, 90° 11.036′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on S. Leonor K Sullivan Blvd., on the right when traveling north. Marker is near the Jefferson Expansion Arch. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rock Solid (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); One Day, Three Nations
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By Mike Stroud, June 1997
2. St. Louis, A River Port City
(about 600 feet away); The Gateway Arch (about 600 feet away); Pierre Laclede (about 600 feet away); Miles of Steamboats (about 600 feet away); First Conference, Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (approx. 0.2 miles away); Basilica of Saint Louis, King (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Captains' Return (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Also see . . .  National Park Service website for the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. The Gateway Arch reflects St. Louis’ role in the Westward Expansion. (Submitted on January 25, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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By Mike Stroud, June 1997
3. Gateway Arch
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,866 times since then and 135 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week January 27, 2008. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 25, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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