Beacon Rock

Beacon Rock (HM13XC)

Location: Stevenson, WA 98648 Skamania County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 37.736', W 122° 1.227'

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Lewis and Clark - The Biddle Family

Beacon Rock was first described and named by Captains Lewis and Clark October 31, 1805, enroute to the Pacific Ocean.

Henry J. Biddle purchased Beacon Rock in 1915 to preserve it for posterity and completed the trail in 1918. His son Spencer and Daughter Rebecca Biddle Wood gave this historic landmark to the State of Washington in 1935 to create Beacon Rock State Park.An ancestor, Nicholas Biddle of Philadelphia, edited the first (1814) edition of the Lewis and Clark Journals.
HM NumberHM13XC
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
Year Placed1938
Placed ByLewis and Clark Committee of Washington and Oregon
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 5:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 576354 N 5053287
Decimal Degrees45.62893333, -122.02045000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 37.736', W 122° 1.227'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 37' 44.16" N, 122° 1' 13.62" W
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Area Code(s)509
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5384-5400 Evergreen Hwy, Stevenson WA 98648, US
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