Kimooenim Creek Lunch Site

Kimooenim Creek Lunch Site (HM28FC)

Location: Pomeroy, WA 99347 Columbia County
Country: United States of America

N 46° 26.744', W 117° 46.377'

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Columbia County Washington

"Saturday, May 3d, 1806"

The Corps of Discovery crossed the "high plains" and descended to this location after a cold morning of rain, snow, and hail. They described the Kimooenim Creek (Tucannon River) much as you see it here including willows and cottonwood growing along it, a pebbled bottom, and low banks.
Traces of the trail they followed can be seen in the canyon to west of the river and on the hill to the east immediately south of the Marengo Grade road.
After "dining" at this location, the expedition proceeded eastward over the hills to the south and continued on the Pataha Creek near US Highway 12.

This marker was placed here for your interest with cooperation of the landowner.
PLEASE RESPECT PRIVATE PROPERTY!
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HM NumberHM28FC
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
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Date Added Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 4:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 440631 N 5143863
Decimal Degrees46.44573333, -117.77295000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 26.744', W 117° 46.377'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 26' 44.64" N, 117° 46' 22.62" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)509
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1145 Tucannon Rd, Pomeroy WA 99347, US
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