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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pike County, Missouri

 
Clickable Map of Pike County, Missouri and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Pike County, MO (13) Audrain County, MO (15) Lincoln County, MO (7) Montgomery County, MO (13) Ralls County, MO (10) Calhoun County, IL (2) Pike County, IL (54)  PikeCounty(13) Pike County (13)  AudrainCounty(15) Audrain County (15)  LincolnCounty(7) Lincoln County (7)  MontgomeryCounty(13) Montgomery County (13)  RallsCounty(10) Ralls County (10)  CalhounCountyIllinois(2) Calhoun County (2)  PikeCounty(54) Pike County (54)
Bowling Green is the county seat for Pike County
Adjacent to Pike County, Missouri
      Audrain County (15)  
      Lincoln County (7)  
      Montgomery County (13)  
      Ralls County (10)  
      Calhoun County, Illinois (2)  
      Pike County, Illinois (54)  
 
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1Missouri, Pike County, Bowling Green — Bowling Green
This is a two sided marker Side A: Bowling Green, the capital of Pike County, lies 12 miles in from the Mississippi River on a rolling plain, 880 feet above sea level. First pioneer here, John W. Basye, came in 1820 and by 1823, . . . Map (db m78676) HM
2Missouri, Pike County, Bowling Green — Champ Clark
. . . Map (db m78677) HM
3Missouri, Pike County, Clarksville — Eagle Days
Each winter, bald eagles leave their northern breeding grounds and migrate south along the Mississippi River. Searching for open water and a plentiful food source, many eagles call Clarksville home during the winter months. [Photo captions, left to . . . Map (db m156343) HM
4Missouri, Pike County, Clarksville — Great Flood of 73 Volunteer Flood Fighters
[High Water Mark] Dedicated to the Volunteer Flood Fighters of the Great Flood of 73. The Great Flood of 1973 exceeded all other floods in discharge, stage and duration in the reach of the Mississippi River between Keokuk, Iowa . . . Map (db m156328) HM
5Missouri, Pike County, Clarksville — Living with Floods
Throughout its history, Clarksville has survived a number of “great” Mississippi River floods – in 1851, 1973, 1993, and 2008. Each time, residents have worked to limit flood damage, and have slowly rebuilt their town. In the . . . Map (db m156345) HM
6Missouri, Pike County, Clarksville — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who served their country with honor —————————————— [Namesakes of the Legion Post] Walter H. Dudley Killed in Action Oct. . . . Map (db m156327) WM
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7Missouri, Pike County, Louisiana — "Miss Lucille's Garden"
In Memory of Lucille Creamer (1910-2007) Founding & Lifelong Member Louisiana Garden ClubMap (db m156364) HM
8Missouri, Pike County, Louisiana — Champ Clark Bridge
The Champ Clark Bridge was opened in 1928 and connected Louisiana, Missouri with the state of Illinois over the Mississippi River. The Louisiana and Pittsfield Chambers of Commerce agreed on the need for this bridge. This five-span Baltimore . . . Map (db m156374) HM
9Missouri, Pike County, Louisiana — Floods of 1973 and 1993
. . . Map (db m156358) HM
10Missouri, Pike County, Louisiana — Henderson ParkJohn Brooks Henderson — November 16, 1826 - April 13, 1913 —
Resident of Louisiana, Missouri City Clerk, State Representative, Brigadier General, Senator and Judge Author of the 13th Constitutional Amendment Early Advocate of Women's Suffrage Protector of Presidential Authority Roadbuilder and . . . Map (db m156391) HM
11Missouri, Pike County, Louisiana — John Brooks HendersonNov. 16, 1826 - April 12, 1913
John Brooks Henderson was born in Virginia and moved with his family to Lincoln County, Missouri when he was six years old. By age 10, he was an orphan. Henderson overcame what could have been a life of obscurity to be a Pike County teacher, . . . Map (db m141281) HM
12Missouri, Pike County, Louisiana — Louisiana
This is a two sided marker Side A: Louisiana, early Mississippi River port, known for the Delicious apple developed here and grown through the world, was settled, in 1817, when John Bryson pre-empted land near the confluence of the . . . Map (db m78675) HM
13Missouri, Pike County, Louisiana — Louisiana Public Library
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1996Map (db m156363) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023