Located in Portage des Sioux, MO, the tall white statue is easily seen for miles up and down the Mississippi River.
Portage des Sioux is located ~12 miles from St. Charles and ~9 miles from West Alton. Take MO-94 to CR J and then 1 mile into Portage des Sioux. Take a right on Common Field Street and go approximately 1/4 mile to Le Sieur Street which leads to shrine on the river.
Visitors are welcome year round at any time. Pathway lighting comes on at dusk and turns off dawn. The site is wheelchair accessible.
Parking is free. There is a small paved lot directly across the road, just feet from the walkway entrance
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The shrine is a non-profit organization maintained through donations by private individuals and volunteers. We are a 501(c)(3) charity, which means 100% of your donation is tax deductible. Any amount helps, thank you.
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make checks payable to:
Our Lady of the Rivers Shrine
PO Box 41
Portage Des Sioux, MO 63373
Your donation of any amount is appreciated now and will go towards the yearly flood destruction and maintenance to restore the area so future visitors are able to enjoy the site as much as you. No PayPal account needed.
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