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El Camino Real Marker - Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper
N 37° 18.030 W 089° 31.194
16S E 276655 N 4131186
Quick Description: El Camino Real or "Kingshighway" marker located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2008 12:13:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM3G60
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 61

Long Description:
The first roads connecting Southeast Missouri to St. Louis were a continuation of game and Indian trails. The Spanish called the connecting trails "El Camino Real", or " the King's Highway ." Many towns along the Mississippi River, including Cape Girardeau, carry the name Kingshighway on streets and roads.

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Feature Discription: This marker is at the intersection of Spanish & William streets. This marker is over 90 years old and commemorates this important trail.

Web address for the route: [Web Link]

Beginning of the road: New Madrid, Missouri

End of the road: St. Louis, Missouri

Secondary Web Address: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
We ask that if you visit the site, please include a unique picture with your impressions of the location. If possible, and if you are not too shy, please include yourself and your group in the photo. Extra points will be given for your best buffalo imitation or if you are licking something salty.
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