The Big FloodThe great flood of 1927 remains the flood by which all Mississippi River floods are measured.The devastating effect upon the lower Mississippi River resulted in the Jadwin Plan, which sought to control the river with a coordinated system of levees and walls from Cape Girardeau to the Gulf of Mexico. the magnitude of the plan changed the nature of the Mississippi River and the course of American History.
|Placed By||Mississippi River Tales River Heritage Mural Association Cape Girardeau, Missouri|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 at 10:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 276828 N 4131412|
|Decimal Degrees||37.30258333, -89.51801667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 18.155', W 89° 31.081'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 18' 9.3000000000001" N, 89° 31' 4.86" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near Water St, Cape Girardeau MO 63703, US|
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