Cape La Croix Creek

Cape La Croix Creek (HM13TY)

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 Cape Girardeau County
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N 37° 18.022', W 89° 31.152'

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In 1699, fathers Montigny, Davion, and St. Cosme, French missionaries erected a cross where this stream entered the Mississippi and prayed that this might be the beginning of Christianity among the Indians.The stream has ever since been known as Cape La Croix Creek.

Originally dedicated October 12, 1947 LaCroix Creek site on N. Kings Highway.
Relocated to this site on
Good Friday, April 10, 2009
Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010
HM NumberHM13TY
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 276716 N 4131169
Decimal Degrees37.30036667, -89.51920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.022', W 89° 31.152'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 1.32" N, 89° 31' 9.12" W
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Area Code(s)573
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 121 S Main St, Cape Girardeau MO 63703, US
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