Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Cumberland Gap

Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Cumberland Gap (HMM7X)

Location: Middlesboro, KY 40965 Bell County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 36.412', W 83° 42.103'

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Cumberland Gap

Side A:
Meriwether Lewis, coleader of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, with a party of Expedition veterans and a Mandan Indian delegation, went through Cumberland Gap in Nov. 1806 en route to Washington to report on the expedition. (Over)

Side B:
Cumberland Gap
Expedition coleader William Clark traveled through the Gap in Dec. 1806 on his way to Washington to reunite with Lewis and to report to President Thomas Jefferson and other government officials about the journey.
HM NumberHMM7X
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series.
Marker Number2217
Year Placed2006
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 8:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 258353 N 4054661
Decimal Degrees36.60686667, -83.70171667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 36.412', W 83° 42.103'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 36' 24.72" N, 83° 42' 6.18" W
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Area Code(s)423, 606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 363 S 13th St, Middlesboro KY 40965, US
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