The Big FreezeIn the early 20th century, the Mississippi River was a wider and slower river than today. Because it was slower, it was more inclined to freeze over in periods of cold weather.
|Placed By||Mississippi River Tales River Heritage Mural Association Cape Girardeau, Missouri Where the river turns a thousand tales|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 10:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 276820 N 4131388|
|Decimal Degrees||37.30236667, -89.51810000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 18.142', W 89° 31.086'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 18' 8.52" N, 89° 31' 5.1599999999999" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Water St, Cape Girardeau MO 63703, US|
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