Remembering the 1917 East St. Louis Race RiotOn May 28, 1917, whites set fires and accosted African Americans around St. Clair Avenue. Authorities dispersed the rioters, but the troubles were not over.
|Series||This marker is part of the series|
|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||Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 at 4:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 748572 N 4279635|
|Decimal Degrees||38.63043333, -90.14443333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 37.826', W 90° 8.666'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 37' 49.56" N, 90° 8' 39.96" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near , ,|
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