New Mississippi River monument in downtown Cape Girardeau

Mississippi River sign

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – A Mississippi River memorial can now be seen in downtown Cape Girardeau.

It’s an idea that came from the Old Town Cape Organization and various downtown merchants. It’s purpose is to visually identify the location of the Mississippi River and welcome people to the downtown area.

Local merchants and organizations raised more than $75,000 for the monument.

It is located at the corner of Broadway and Main in downtown Cape Girardeau.

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