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Dedicated in 1928 by County Judge Harry S. Truman in honor of the brave women who helped settle the West. It's one of 12 monuments marking the National Old Trails Road, which runs from Maryland to California.
The memorial was built in 2002 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Saluda disaster of April 19, 1852 - the worst steamboat disaster on the Missouri River.
The Saluda's boiler exploded, killing about 75 passengers and crew, many of them Latter Day Saints (Mormons) from Europe en route to Utah. Many were buried in Machpelah Cemetery.
The Saluda Memorial honors the victims and heroes of the disaster. More information is available at the Lexington Historical Museum across the street from Heritage Park.
Sidewalk stars and informative plaques honor famous St. Louisans who have had a national impact on culture. Enlightening and fun at the same time. Located along Delmar Boulevard in entertainment district known as The Loop.
Houston Wyeth Hill is a westward facing scenic overlook high on the Missouri River bluffs. It offers a panoramic view of the Missouri River. Pioneers crossed the Missouri River at this point on their way west. To get there, take 1st Street to Poulin, then take Elwood into Houston Wyeth Park and follow the road to the top of the hill.
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