category : Memorials
The Lovejoy State Memorial of granite and bronze commemorates abolitionist newspaper editor, Elijah P. Lovejoy, who was killed by a mob while defending his printing press at Alton on November 7, 1837. Lovejoy's grave is located nearby.
Admission: Free Admission
Hours: 24-hr. access
Address: Alton City Cemetery, Monument Ave.
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