Lewis and Clark in Illinois

Lewis and Clark in Illinois (HM10XF)

Location: Chester, IL 62233 Randolph County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 54.299', W 89° 50.052'

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On November 27, 1803, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and their party camped on Horse Island, just opposite this place at the confluence of the Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers. The next morning, Lewis left them to travel by land. Clark and the men pushed on to Kaskaskia via the Mississippi River.
HM NumberHM10XF
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
Year Placed2003
Placed ByState of Illinois - Illinois Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commision
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11:32am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 250818 N 4199060
Decimal Degrees37.90498333, -89.83420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 54.299', W 89° 50.052'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 54' 17.94" N, 89° 50' 3.12" W
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Area Code(s)618
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 Truck Bypass, Chester IL 62233, US
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