William Clark (1770-1838) / Lewis And Clark In Kentucky Louisville

William Clark (1770-1838) / Lewis And Clark In Kentucky Louisville (HM1YV9)

Location: Louisville, KY 40202 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 15.543', W 85° 45.372'

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William Clark (1770-1838)

Born in Va.; bro. of Geo. Rogers Clark; came here in 1785, in Ky. Militia & US Army, where he met Meriwether Lewis. Together they led 1803-1806 mission to Pacific. Stayed in govt. service; moved to St. Louis in 1808.
Sponsored by Ky. Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission, Falls of the Ohio Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Committee, The Filson Historical Society, Ohio River Chapter- Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, National Park Service.
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Lewis and Clark
In Kentucky

Louisville & Falls of the Ohio played key role in 1803-06 Lewis & Clark Expedition to the Pacific. William Clark and first members enlisted here; Lewis & Clark met in Louisville Oct. 14, 1803; left area Oct. 26, 1803 & returned to Louisville Nov. 5, 1806.
HM NumberHM1YV9
Year Placed2008
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 608819 N 4235289
Decimal Degrees38.25905000, -85.75620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 15.543', W 85° 45.372'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 15' 32.58" N, 85° 45' 22.32" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Louisville Riverwalk, Louisville KY 40202, US
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