High Water Mark – Alton, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 38° 52.239 W 090° 09.106
15S E 747103 N 4306278
Quick Description: A small plaque marks the high water mark from the 1993 flood.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 11/12/2013 4:37:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMJFPF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 2

Long Description:
A small plaque marks the high water mark from the 1993 flood which reached an elevation of 438.9 on August 1 of that year. The marker is on the Melvin Price Lock and Dam behind the National Great Rivers Museum.
Natural or man made event?: Natural

What type of marker?: small plaque

When did this occur?: August 1, 1993

Website related to the event..: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
A picture showing the level along with any markers telling of what had occurred can be used. Better yet would be a picture of you or someone standing next to the high level mark, that would show if you would have been just wading or completely submersed.
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