Remembering the 1917 East St. Louis Race RiotOver 100 African Americans barricaded in two homes here. They provided armed resistance to the white attackers. Soldiers brokered a cease fire and escorted them to St. Louis.
|Placed By||The East St. Louis 1917 Centennial Commission & Cultural Initiative, the Meridian Society, and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, November 7th, 2019 at 4:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 747104 N 4278675|
|Decimal Degrees||38.62220000, -90.16161667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 37.332', W 90° 9.697'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 37' 19.92" N, 90° 9' 41.82" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
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