Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark (HM596)

Location: Charlottesville, VA 22903
Country: United States of America

N 38° 1.817', W 78° 29.133'

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1774-1809, 1770-1838

Bold and farseeing pathfinders who carried the flag of the young republic to the western ocean and revealed an unknown empire to the uses of mankind.

A territory of 385000 square miles was added to the country by the efforts of these men, an area larger than the then existing size of the United States.
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HM NumberHM596
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series, and the More Than Words series.
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Year Placed1919
Placed ByPaul Goodloe McIntire
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 10:32pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 720688 N 4212159
Decimal Degrees38.03028333, -78.48555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 1.817', W 78° 29.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 1' 49.02" N, 78° 29' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)434, 540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 W Main St, Charlottesville VA 22903, US
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