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Cape La Croix Creek Marker, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Snider, Felix  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: concrete; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by State of Missouri Missouri Highways and Transportation Department Missouri
Located Beside 1634 North Kingshighway, between Cape Girardeau and Jackson Cape Girardeau Missouri
Date:
Dedicated Oct. 12, 1947
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Missouri survey, 1995.
Image on file.
Snider, Felix Eugene, "Cape Girardeau, Biography of a City," pg. 87.
(Bronze plaque on front of base:) 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 unsigned
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
A concrete cross mounted on a tiered rectangular base with a bronze marker.
Topic:
Emblem--Cross  Search this
Control number:
IAS MO000352
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_333422