George Rogers Clark At Locust Grove / Lewis and Clark in Kentucky - Locust Grove Historical

George Rogers Clark At Locust Grove / Lewis and Clark in Kentucky - Locust Grove Historical (HM1XE3)

Location: Louisville, KY 40207 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 17.205', W 85° 39.79'

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George Rogers Clark At Locust Grove


George Rogers Clark moved to Locust Grove in 1809 following amputation of his right leg. He lived here with his sister Lucy and her husband William Croghan until Clark's death in 1818. Clark recognized by Va. in 1812 for his exploits and valor in Revolutionary War and awarded a ceremonial sword.

Lewis and Clark in Kentucky - Locust Grove

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark celebrated the expeditions' success and Clark's return home with family gathering here. Only known existing structure west of Appalachians related to expedition. Clark sent seeds and wrote 4 letters to sister Lucy and husband during travels. Presented by Falls of the Ohio Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Committee.
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HM NumberHM1XE3
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Year Placed2002
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 616914 N 4238476
Decimal Degrees38.28675000, -85.66316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.205', W 85° 39.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 12.3" N, 85° 39' 47.4" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Blankenbaker Ln, Louisville KY 40207, US
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