Alton Memorial Hospital
Alton, Illinois, is just 25 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri, and is full of history, recreational opportunities, and business prospects. Founded in 1837, Alton was the site of the final debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. Legendary jazz musician Miles Davis was born in Alton, and Alton is considered one of the most haunted cities in America. Home to the Jacoby Arts Center, the Alton Little Theater, Alton's Children's Theater, three historic districts, Alton Museum of History and Art, the Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument, the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, the Alton Marine, the Alton Amphitheater, the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center, the Melvin Price Locks and Dam, the Meeting of the Great Rivers Scenic Byway, and a variety of other educational and recreational institutions, Alton offers a cost of living that is below the national average and is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.