Mandan Scenic Overlook

Mandan Scenic Overlook (HMU1F)

Location: Mandan, ND 58554 Morton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 46° 50.909', W 100° 55.062'

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Lewis & Clark in North Dakota

Sunday, October 21, 1804
A driving northeast wind, cold temperatures, and freezing rain and snow led Lewis and Clark to seek shelter after only 7 miles. During the day, they passed the mouth of the Heart River learning from their Arikara passenger that the Mandans had sacred sites in that area. Several other abandoned earth lodge villages were reported, including one located in "a butifull & extensive plain." Clark killed a buffalo near their campsite northeast of modern Mandan on the west bank of the river.
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HM NumberHMU1F
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
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Placed ByNorth Dakota Department of Transportation
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 10:17pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 353795 N 5190112
Decimal Degrees46.84848333, -100.91770000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 50.909', W 100° 55.062'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 50' 54.54" N, 100° 55' 3.72" W
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Area Code(s)701
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2611 Old Red Trail, Mandan ND 58554, US
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