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The Prince of Wales resumes his American tour, visiting St. Louis, Missouri

Prince of Wales, 1859, detail
09/26/1860 to 09/28/1860
After a few days of rest and relaxation in the countryside around Dwight Station in Livingston County, Illinois, the royal touring party traveled by train to Alton, Illinois and there took the ferry to St. Louis.  They arrived in the early evening and spent the next day in the city, touring the state fair and inaugurating the Western Academy of Arts.  The following day it was on to Cincinnati, Ohio by special train. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Henry James Morgan, The Tour of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales through British America and the United States (Montreal: John Lovell, 1861), 199.

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