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U.S. Civil War SitesOhio - Mississippi Rivers Confluence - Strategic Location.

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The confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers played a part in the Union Armies Civil War Strategy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/25/2007

last visited: 8/16/2006

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River Origins, Destinations and ConfluencesCONFLUENCE- Ohio River - Mississippi River

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The Ohio-Mississippi Confluence has been a strategic location through out history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/3/2007

last visited: 7/21/2017

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Abstract Public SculpturesProceeding On - Fort Defiance, Cairo, IL

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Installed to commemorate Lewis & Clark's Activities at Fort Defiance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/13/2008

last visited: 7/21/2017

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Lewis and Clark TrailLewis & Clark at Fort Defiance, Cairo, IL

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Original piece of art to mark the activities of Lewis & Clark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/14/2008

last visited: 2/28/2014

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Municipal Parks and PlazasFort Defiance Camping and RV Park - Cairo, IL

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Called "Fort Defiance State Park" on the sign, because once it was, but not anymore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/11/2014

last visited: never

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News Article LocationsFort Defiance - Cairo, IL

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This park is not the actual spot of Lewis and Clark landing, this is land created by the rivers sediment after the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/20/2017

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersThe Meeting of the Rivers - Cairo, IL

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Tip of confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. On the northern bank of each is Fort Defiance, now a city park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/16/2010

last visited: 6/22/2016

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Citizen MemorialsJennifer Dowdy Sullivan - Cairo, IL

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Musical festival started here has moved on, but this marker holds on to the past.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/26/2014

last visited: never

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Border CrossingsIllinois/Missouri on US Highways 60&62

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This border crossing is in the middle of the bridge that crosses the Mississippi River just above the confluence with the Ohio. The state line is marked on the bridge but you can't stop on the bridge for a picture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/4/2013

last visited: 6/22/2016

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Illinois Historical MarkersCairo, Illinois

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This is one of two identical markers for Cairo. It is located on the south end of the parking lot at the entrance to Fort Defiance State Park, which is at the junctions of US 51 and IL 60-62.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: 10/31/2014

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsHistorical Survey Marker - Cairo, IL

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Located at today's Fort Defiance State park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: 6/25/2015

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Great Lines of EarthHistorical Survey Marker - Cairo, IL

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Indicates 3rd Principal Meridian

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/29/2014

last visited: 9/24/2017

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Signs of HistoryLewis and Clark Corps of Discovery - Cairo, IL

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This Lewis and Clark marker is located at the entrance of the Fort Defiance State Park in the very southern tip of Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/19/2017

last visited: never

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Lewis and Clark TrailLewis and Clark in Illinois - Cairo

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This Lewis and Clark Trail marker is located at the entrance of the Fort Defiance State Park in the very southern tip of Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: 11/3/2014

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Lewis and Clark TrailLewis and Clark Corps of Discovery - Cairo, IL

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This Lewis and Clark marker is located at the entrance of the Fort Defiance State Park in the very southern tip of Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/26/2014

last visited: 10/31/2014

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Illinois Historical MarkersLewis and Clark in Illinois

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At Fort Defiance, where the Captains studied, astrology, the rivers, and journal keeping, to prepare for their mission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/5/2009

last visited: 10/31/2014

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Tourist Information Centers - Visitor CentersIllinois Welcome Center at Cairo

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This Tourist Information Center, located in the old Ohio River Bridge toll collection station at the southwest end of the bridge, also includes a small Civil War museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/29/2013

last visited: 6/10/2006

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Border CrossingsIL/KY on US 51, 60 & 62

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This busy Border Crossing between Illinois and Kentucky is over the Ohio River on three U.S. Highways; 51, 60 & 62.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/7/2012

last visited: 8/10/2006

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Bygone Toll HousesThe Ohio River Bridge Toll House - Cairo, IL

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Was abandoned upon my visit, am told it is now a Welcome Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/21/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Ohio River Bridge Tolls - Cairo, IL

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This building was abandoned upon my visit, am told it is not a Welcome Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/23/2017

last visited: never

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Truss BridgesThe Ohio River Bridge

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The Ohio River Bridge is a continuous cantilevered through truss over the Ohio River. It carries US Highways 51, 60 and 62 between Cairo, Illinois and Wickliffe, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Kentucky

date approved: 8/31/2007

last visited: 6/10/2006

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News Article LocationsWork on US 51 Ohio River Bridge between KY and IL, Cairo, IL

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Was slated for demolition in 2013, but still standing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/20/2017

last visited: never

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Wikipedia EntriesCairo Ohio River Bridge

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The Ohio River Bridge is a continuous cantilevered through truss over the Ohio River. It carries US Highways 51, 60 and 62 between Cairo, Illinois and Wickliffe, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NoLemon

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: 6/10/2006

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U.S. Historic Survey Stones and MonumentsThe Beginning of the Third Principal Meridian - Cairo, IL

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Along side US 51, just north of the Ohio River bridge and Fort Defiance, is this survey marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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Great Lines of EarthThe Beginning of the Third Principal Meridian - Cairo, IL

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Just up the hwy from Fort Defiance is another of these Meridian markers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/29/2014

last visited: never

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