Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort

Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / William Clark in Frankfort (HM16AH)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.909', W 84° 52.553'

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Lewis and Clark in Kentucky
Lewis & Sheheke

Meriwether Lewis, coleader of the 1803-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, was in Frankfort from Nov. 13-15, 1806. Party included Mandan Chief Sheheke and family and delegation of Osage Indians. Group traveling to Washington to visit Pres. Thos. Jefferson. Over.

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William Clark in Frankfort

William Clark, coleader of 1803-1806 Lewis & Clark Expedition, visited Frankfort many times. On Oct. 29, 1809, he confirmed the death of Mreiwether Lewis and discussed it with Christopher Greenup, Charles Scott, and others while passing through Frankfort on way to Washington.
Presented by the Ohio River Chapter-Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, National Park Service, Ky. Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission, Capital City Museum.
HM NumberHM16AH
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series.
Marker Number2212
Year Placed2006
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 2:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685998 N 4229970
Decimal Degrees38.19848333, -84.87588333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.909', W 84° 52.553'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 54.54" N, 84° 52' 33.18" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 313-325 Ann St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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