“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Perry County, Missouri

Clickable Map of Perry County, Missouri and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Perry County, MO (21) Bollinger County, MO (2) Cape Girardeau County, MO (59) Madison County, MO (11) St. Francois County, MO (2) Ste. Genevieve County, MO (12) Jackson County, IL (49) Randolph County, IL (111) Union County, IL (19)  PerryCounty(21) Perry County (21)  BollingerCounty(2) Bollinger County (2)  CapeGirardeauCounty(59) Cape Girardeau County (59)  MadisonCounty(11) Madison County (11)  St.FrancoisCounty(2) St. Francois County (2)  Ste.GenevieveCounty(12) Ste. Genevieve County (12)  JacksonCountyIllinois(49) Jackson County (49)  RandolphCounty(111) Randolph County (111)  UnionCounty(19) Union County (19)
Perryville is the county seat for Perry County
Adjacent to Perry County, Missouri
      Bollinger County (2)  
      Cape Girardeau County (59)  
      Madison County (11)  
      St. Francois County (2)  
      Ste. Genevieve County (12)  
      Jackson County, Illinois (49)  
      Randolph County, Illinois (111)  
      Union County, Illinois (19)  
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1 Missouri, Perry County, Altenburg — Altenburg
Some 700 Saxon Lutherans settled, 1839, in Perry County and formed the parishes of Altenburg, Wittenberg, Dresden, Seelitz, Frohna, and one settlement, Johannisburg, in Cape Girardeau County. The community of Paltzdorf (Uniontown) was organized, . . . Map (db m35290) HM
2 Missouri, Perry County, Altenburg — Doctor Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm WaltherFirst President of The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod — 1847-1850; 1864 - 1878 —
Born: October 25, 1811 Langenchursdorf, Saxony, Germany Died: May 7, 1887 St. Louis, Missouri After having arrived with the Saxons immigrants in Perry County in 1839, Walther served as pastor of the newly founded congregations of Dresden . . . Map (db m213757) HM
3 Missouri, Perry County, Altenburg — Doctor Martin LutherReformer and Educator
Born: November 10, 1483 Eislben, Germany Died February 18, 1546 Eisleben Germany Luther was called as professor to the University of Wittenberg and was ordained a priest in 1507. On October 31, 1517, Luther posted an announcement of his . . . Map (db m213726) HM
4 Missouri, Perry County, Altenburg — First College Building / Erste LehranstaltFounded 1839
First College Building of the Ev-Luth. Missouri Synod. Built by the Saxon immigrants A.D. 1839. Moved to present site A.D. 1912. Shelter erected A.D. 1915. Erste Lehranstalt der Ev-Luth. Missouri-Synode. Erbaut . . . Map (db m191473) HM
5 Missouri, Perry County, Altenburg — Pastor Gotthold Heinrich LoeberFounder of Trinity Lutheran Church — Altenburg, Missouri, 1839 —
Born: January 5, 1797 Kahla, Saxony, Germany Died: August 19, 1849 Altenburg, Missouri Loeber became one of the leading pastors in the Perry County Settlements. Altenburg was named by Loeber after Altenburg in Saxony, Germany. Loeber . . . Map (db m213758) HM
6 Missouri, Perry County, Altenburg — Trinity Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod, Altenburg, Missouri
Founded by Saxon immigrants from Germany in the year 1839 This marker was placed by Trinity young peoples society on the 100th Anniversary of continuous organized youth work in this congregation July 20, 1951Map (db m213723) HM
7 Missouri, Perry County, Farrar — Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm WaltherSynodical President, Seminary President, Professor and Pastor — October 25, 1811 - May 7, 1887 —
C.F.W. Walther born in Saxony, Germany, emigrated in 1838 together with a large group of confessional Lutheran Saxons who arrived in St. Louis and in Perry County, Missouri early in 1839. In the face of severe troubles and serious doctrinal . . . Map (db m213722) HM
8 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — "Hope Comes at Dawn"
In the early stages of the Korean War, during the Chosin Reservoir conflict Lt. Col. Raymond G. Davis Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines Lead his "Ridge Runners", on the 4th of December 1950, across treacherous and frigid terrain . . . Map (db m172339) HM WM
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9 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — "We Shall Have Peace And Reconciliation"
General Robert E. Lee. surrenders his Confederate Army of 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. grant ending the American Civil War. Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9 1865. Donated By Timothy and Jeanne Drone Saint Louis, Missouri . . . Map (db m172341) WM
10 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — Capt. Raymond Littge
Capt. Raymond Littge Born in Altenburg October 18, 1923 Died for his country May 20, 1949 A member of 352nd Fighter Group Credited with destroying 23 1/2 enemy planes Missouri top-ranking fighter pilot of WWII It earned him the . . . Map (db m172479) WM
11 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — El Camino Real
New Madrid Cape Girardeau Ste. Genevieve St. Louis Map (db m172480) HM
12 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — Great American Eclipse of 2017Perry County Missouri
(panel 1 – Eclipse) This sundial commemorates the total solar eclipse that occurred here on August 21, 2017, starting with a partial eclipse at 10:51:05 solar time (11:53:43 AM CDT), reaching a peak of totality at . . . Map (db m119698) HM
13 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — In Honor of those who served in the Military Forces of America
In honor of those who served in the Military Force of America in war and in loving memory of those who gave their lives in that service.Map (db m172492) WM
14 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — Perry County Union Soldiers Monument
In memory of Perry County's Union Soldiers of the Civil War 1861-1865 Erected by Sons of Veterans and Auxiliary 1923Map (db m172467) WM
15 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — Perry County Vietnam War Memorial
In honor of Perry County, Mo. soldiers who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. LCPL Michael Elliott Johnson KIA 5/16/1968 · SSGT Ray Fordyce KIA 8/16/1966 · PFC Darryl Charles Lintner KIA 4/20/1968 · PFC Gary Joseph Ernst KIA 6/17/1967 · LCPL . . . Map (db m172389) WM
16 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri
On Nov. 27, 1803, Lewis and Clark camped near this point, which at that time was the lower portion of Horse Island. Horse Island was located just below the mouth of the Kaskaskia River at the beginning of a sharp bend in the Mississippi River. As a . . . Map (db m208663) HM
17 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — Veterans Memorial
United States Navy Naval Special Warfare Seals, SWCC, Combat Support and Civilians The only easy day was yesterday. United States Air Force Special Operation Forces Any place. Any time. Anywhere. United States Coast Guard 1790 . . . Map (db m172391) WM
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18 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — Veterans Memorial
United States Coast Guard ··· Semper Paratus National Security Program 2015 United States Air Force ··· "Aim High... Fly. Fight. Win. Far East Air Forces 1951 United States Navy ··· "Not For Self But Country" USS Constellation . . . Map (db m172393) WM
19 Missouri, Perry County, Perryville — Vietnam Memorial
In memory of the men and women who served in the Vietnam War and later Died as a result of their service. We honor and remember their sacrifice.Map (db m172337) WM
20 Missouri, Perry County, Wittenberg — Ev. Luth. St. Paul's Church U.A.C.
Site of second house of worship of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod), dedicated to the glory of God on Advent Sunday, 1920. Wittenberg, Missouri (named after Wittenberg in Germany), was one of seven settlements of the Saxon immigration to . . . Map (db m214282) HM
21 Missouri, Perry County, Wittenberg — The Grand TowerThe Journey of Lewis & Clark: Tower Rock Conservation Area — Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail —
Tower Rock is a grand vision. As Lewis and Clark passed through this area 200 years ago, Lewis found the rock so commanding that he wrote about it at length in his journal. Climbing to the top of a nearby summit, Lewis was impressed with the bold . . . Map (db m208669) HM
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Jun. 5, 2023