Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Leonidas Taylor Monument on the River Road

"Erected to the memory of Leonidas Taylor, born in the City of Philadelphia on the 3rd of July, 1832. He grew to manhood in the City of Saint Louis and was killed by explosion of the steamer Belle opposite this spot on the 5th of February, 1856. His body was never found".

Read the story about the historical shipwreck at this location on the Sacramento River that took the life of Leonidas Taylor: Belle Article

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