Alton in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Legend of the Piasa
Erected 1984 by The Illinois State Historical Society.
Location. 38° 53.887′ N, 90° 11.948′ W. Marker is in Alton, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is on IL-100 (Illinois Route 100), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alton IL 62002, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ruins of First State Prison in Illinois (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); In Remembrance - Wood River Massacre - July 10, 1814 (approx. 5 miles away); Lewis and Clark Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Journey Begins Here (approx. 7.9 miles away); Wanda Methodist Church (approx. 9.7 miles away); Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) (approx. 13½ miles away in Missouri). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alton.
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2015, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2015, by Larry Senalik of Pleasant Plains, Illinois. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.