1735 (HM21AW)

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 Cape Girardeau County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 18.355', W 89° 31.051'

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Girardot Post

Sieur Jean Baptiste Girardot established a trading post in the vicinity of Cape Rock in the middle of the 18th century. This remote outpost became a gathering
place for river travelers. By 1765, maps of the Mississippi River identified the bend in the river north of this site as "Cape Girardot."

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HM NumberHM21AW
Placed ByMississippi River Tales, River Heritage Mural Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 276882 N 4131781
Decimal Degrees37.30591667, -89.51751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.355', W 89° 31.051'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 21.3" N, 89° 31' 3.0599999999999" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)573
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1993 N Water St, Cape Girardeau MO 63701, US
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