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Skillman, W. D. The Western Metropolis; or St. Louis in 1846 . St. Louis: W.D. Skillman, 1846. [format: book], [genre: advertisement; catalogue; history; guidebook; ledger; report]. Permission: St. Louis Mercantile Library
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Western Travelling Routes.

Steamboat Routes.

ST. LOUIS TO NEW ORLEANS, LA.

  Distance.   Distance.
Carondelet, Mo.   7 Lakeport 16 671
Merrimac River 13 20 Princeton, Miss 27 698
Harrison, Ill. 11 31 Bunch's Cut-off 11 709
Herculaneum, Mo. 1 32 Providence, La. 20 729
Rush Island 10 42 Thompkinsville 16 745
Fort Chartres Isl'd. 10 52 Milliken's Settlement 38 783
Ste. Genevieve, Mo. 10 62      
Riviere and Vases 9 71 Mouth of Yazoo R. 7 790
Kaskaskia River 10 81 Vicksburg, Miss. 13 803
Lacouse's Island 15 96 Warrenton 10 813
Brainbridge, Mo., & Hamburg, Ill. 31 127 Palmyra 12 825
      Big Black River 26 851
Cape Girardeau, Mo. 10 137 Grand Gulf 1 852
English Island 12 149 Bruinsburg 16 868
Dogtooth do 15 164 Rodney 10 878
Elk do 8 172 Natchez 40 918
Mouth of the Ohio. 8 180 Fort Adams 56 974
Columbus, Ky. 20 200 Red River 12 986
Mills' Point 15 215 Bayou Sara, & St. Francisville, La. 53 1039
New Madrid, Mo. 36 251      
Riddle's Point 12 263 Port Hickey 10 1049
Little Prairie 26 289 Baton Rouge 24 1073
Needham's Cut-off 20 309 Bayou Plaquemine 24 1097
Fulton, Tenn. 36 345 St. Gabriel's Ch'ch. 10 1107
Randolph 6 351 Donaldsonville 21 1128
Greenock, Ark. 42 393 Hampton's 8 1136
Memphis, Tenn. 16 409 Bringier's 6 1142
St. Francis River 72 481 Cantrell's Church 6 1148
Helena, Ark. 12 493 Bonnet Quarre do. 28 1176
Mouth of White R. 70 563 Red Church 18 1194
Arkansas River 22 585 Carrollton 17 1211
Columbia, Ark. 60 645 Lafayette & New Orleans 7 1218
Point Chicot 10 655      

ST. LOUIS TO PITTSBURG, PA.

  Distance.   Distance.
Carondelet, Mo.   7 Bainbridge, Mo., & Hamburg, Ill. 31 127
Merrimac River 13 20      
Harrison, Ill. 11 31 Cape Girardeau, Mo. 10 137
Herculaneum, Mo. 1 32 English Island 12 149
Rush Island 10 42 Dogtooth do 15 164
Ft. Chartres do 10 52 Elk do 8 172
Ste. Genevieve 10 62 Mouth of the Ohio 8 180
Riviere and Vases 9 71 Trinity, Ill. 6 186
Kaskaskia River 10 81 America 5 191
Lacouse's Island 15 96 Caledonia 3 194

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STEAMBOAT ROUTES — Continued.

  Distance.   Distance.
Fort Massac 23 217 North Bend, O. 7 672
Padacah (Tenn. R.) 8 225 Cincinnati 17 689
Smithland (Cumberland River) 12 237 Columbia 8 697
      New Richmond 13 710
Golconda 18 255 Point Pleasant 4 714
Tower Rock 15 270 Moscow 4 718
Cave in Rock 5 275 Neville 3 721
Battery Rock 9 284 Mechanicsburg 3 724
Shawneetown 12 296 Augusta, Ky. 7 731
Raleigh, Ky. 6 302 Levana and Dover 2 733
Wabash River 6 308 Ripley, O. 3 736
Carthage, Ky. 7 315 Charleston, Ky. 5 741
Mount Vernon, Ia. 13 328 Maysville & Aberdeen 7 748
Henderson, Ky. 28 356      
Evansville, Ia. 12 368 Manchester, O. 11 759
Owenboro', Ky. 36 404 Vanceburg, Ky. 16 775
Rockport 12 416 Alexandria, O. 18 793
Troy 16 432 Portsmouth 2 795
Cloverport, Ky. 21 453 Concord 8 803
Rome & Stephensport 10 463 Greenupsbury, Ky. 12 815
      Burlington, O. 23 838
Fredonia, Ia. 34 497 Guyandotte, Va. 7 845
Leavenworth 2 499 Gallipolis, O. 35 880
Mauckport 14 513 Point Pleasant, Va. 3 883
Brandenburg, Ky. 3 516 Setart's Rapids 30 913
West Point 18 534 Belleville, Va. 28 941
Portland & New Albany 20 554 Troy, O. 5 946
      Blennerhasset's Isl. 12 958
Shippingsport, Ky. 1 555 Parkersburg, Va. 2 960
Louisville 3 558 Vienna 5 965
Jeffersonville, Ia. 1 559 Marietta, O. 6 971
Westport, Ky. 19 578 Newport 15 986
Bethlehem, Ia. 6 584 Sistersville, Va. 27 1013
New London. 6 590 Wheeling 40 1053
Madison, Ia. 7 597 Warren, O. 9 1062
Port William, Ky. 14 611 Wellsburg, Va. 6 1068
Vevay and Ghent. 8 619 Steubenville, O. 7 1075
Warsaw 11 630 Wellsville 20 1095
Rising Sun, Ia. 20 650 Georgetown, Pa. 7 1102
Belleville, Ky. 2 652 Beaver 13 1115
Petersburg 8 660 Economy 12 1127
Aurora, Ia. 2 662 Middletown 8 1135
Lawrenceburg 3 665 Pittsburg 10 1145

ST. LOUIS TO ST. ANTHONY'S FALLS.

  Distance.   Distance.
Missouri River   17 Hamburg 44 81
Alton, Ill. 6 23 Clarksville, Mo. 15 96
Grafton 14 37 Louisiana 12 108

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ST. ANTHONY'S FALLS — Continued.

  Distance.   Distance.
Hannibal 24 132 Fort Armstrong 1 316
Quincy, Ill. 19 151 Plum River 45 361
La Grange, Mo. 12 163 Apple River 23 384
Warsaw, Ill. 24 187 Fever R. (Galena) 15 399
Montebello 12 199 Dubuque, Iowa 20 419
Burlington, Iowa 28 227 Cassville 33 452
Oquako 18 245 Wisconsin River 29 481
New Boston 20 265 Prairie du Chien 3 484
Rock Island 50 315 St. Anthony's Falls 376 860

ST. LOUIS TO FORT LEAVENWORTH, MISSOURI RIVER.

  Distance.   Distance.
Missouri River   17 Boonv'le & Franklin 10 204
St. Charles, Mo. 23 40      
Point Look-off 26 66 Arrow Rock Ferry 15 219
Newport 20 86 Chariton 16 235
Pinckney 7 93 Grand River 26 261
Gasconade River 21 114 Lexington 50 311
Portland 10 124 Bluffton 18 321
Osage River 21 145 Fort Osage 13 342
JEFFERSON CITY 9 154 Liberty Landing 18 360
Marion 17 171 Kansas River 15 375
Nashville 9 180 Ft. Leavenworth, Mo. T. 11 386
Rocheport 14 194      

ST. LOUIS TO THE RAPIDS OF ILLINOIS RIVER.

  Distance.   Distance.
Grafton, Ill.   37 Pekin 33 208
Montezuma 58 95 Peoria 6 214
Naples 20 115 Hennepin 50 264
Meredosia 6 121 Peru 16 280
Beardstown 16 137 The Rapids 6 286
Havana 38 175      

ST. LOUIS TO NEW YORK, VIA WHEELING, VA.

  Distance.   Distance.
Wheeling   1053 Baltimore 80 1332
Brownsville (Stage) 58 1111 Philadelphia 115 1447
Cumberland, do. 72 1183 New York 87 1534
Harper's Ferry, r. r. 69 1252      

ST. LOUIS TO NEW YORK, VIA THE LAKES.

  Distance.   Distance.
Chicago, Ill.   341 Albany, R. Road 322 1691
Detroit, Mich. 711 1052 New York 145 1836
Buffalo 317 1369      

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Stage Routes.

ST. LOUIS TO CHICAGO, ILL. ST. LOUIS TO SALEM, ILL.
  Distance.   Distance.
Edwardsville, Ill.   22 Edwardsville, Ill.   22
Carlinville 40 62 Hickory Grove 25 47
Macaupin Point 24 86 Greenville 10 57
Springfield 28 114 Vandalia 20 77
Pleasant Grove 56 170 Salem 26 103
Peoria 10 180 ST. LOUIS TO JEFFERSON CITY, MO.
Ottawa 68 248  
Dresden 45 293  
Juliet 12 305   Distance.
New Albany 32 337    
Chicago 4 341 St. Charles 20
ST. LOUIS TO VINCENNES, IA. Stockland 10 30
  Logan 25 55
  Distance. Lewiston 11 66
    Danville 8 74
Belleville, Ill.   15 Williamsburg 8 82
Lebanon 12 27 Fulton 16 98
Carlyle 29 56 Hibernia 22 120
Salem 25 81 Jefferson City 3 123
Maysville 37 118 ST. LOUIS TO FAYETTE, MO.
Lawrenceburg 40 158  
Vincennes, Ill. 10 168   Distance.
ST. LOUIS TO SPRINGFIELD, ILL., VIA CARROLLTON.    
  Fulton (as before)   98
  Distance. Millerburg 10 108
Lower Alton   20 Columbia 14 122
Carrollton 40 60 Rocheport 14 136
Whitehall 14 74 Franklin 12 148
Manchester 9 83 Fayette 12 160
Jacksonville 11 94 ST. LOUIS TO INDEPENDENCE, MO.
Berlin 21 115  
Springfield 15 130   Distance.
ST. LOUIS TO SHAWNEETOWN, ILL. Fayette (as before)   160
  Charlon 14 174
  Distance. Walnut Farm 7 181
Belleville, Ill.   15 Petitsaw Bluff 30 211
Nashville 34 49 Dover 13 224
Frankfort 46 95 Lexington 10 234
Curran 16 111 Pleasant Grove 14 248
Equality 19 130 Independence 25 273
Shawneetown 10 140      

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STAGE ROUTES — Continued.

ST. LOUIS TO PALMYRA, MO. ST. LOUIS TO JACKSON, ILL.
  Distance.   Distance.
St. Charles   20 Columbia, Ill.   19
Troy 37 57 Waterloo 9 28
Auburn 12 69 Kaskasia 34 62
Louisville 9 78 Perryville 23 85
Bowling Green 14 92 Jackson 27 112
Frankford 15 107      
New London 7 114      
Hannibal 10 124      
Palmyra 13 137      

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Skillman, W. D. The Western Metropolis; or St. Louis in 1846 . St. Louis: W.D. Skillman, 1846. [format: book], [genre: advertisement; catalogue; history; guidebook; ledger; report]. Permission: St. Louis Mercantile Library
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=skillman.html
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