Lewis and Clark

Lewis and Clark (HM14M6)

Location: Gibbonsville, ID 83463 Lemhi County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 39.578', W 113° 58.558'

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On their way north searching for a route over Idaho's mountain barrier, Lewis and Clark left this canyon and ascended a high ridge to reach Bitterroot Valley, September 3-4, 1805. No Indian trail came this way, but Tobe, their experienced Shoshoni guide, got them past here anyway. They had to follow a difficult ridgetop divide over peaks more than 1000 feet higher than this highway. They met some Flathead Indians who surprised them by speaking a language stranger than anything they had ever heard.
HM NumberHM14M6
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series.
Marker Number269
Placed ByIdaho Historical Society and Idaho Transportation Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 268157 N 5060539
Decimal Degrees45.65963333, -113.97596667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 39.578', W 113° 58.558'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 39' 34.68" N, 113° 58' 33.48" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-923 Lewis and Clark Trail, Gibbonsville ID 83463, US
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