Lewis and Clark

Lewis and Clark (HM14ND)

Location: North Fork, ID 83466 Lemhi County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 24.277', W 113° 59.493'

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Hoping for an Easy River Trip to the Pacific

Clark explored the first few miles of the rugged canyon of the Salmon below here late in August 1805. His small advance party camped here with poor but friendly Indians. Clark reported that the Salmon "is almost one continued rapid," and that passage "with Canoes is entirely impossible." so the expedition had to buy pack horses and go 110 miles north to an Indian trail across the mountains.
Quotations from the Original Journals of Lewis and Clark.
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HM NumberHM14ND
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series.
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Marker Number122
Placed ByIdaho Historical Society and Idaho Transportation Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 4:37pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 265886 N 5032253
Decimal Degrees45.40461667, -113.99155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 24.277', W 113° 59.493'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 24' 16.62" N, 113° 59' 29.58" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2014-2044 Lewis and Clark Trail, North Fork ID 83466, US
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