"Big Hatchie" Steamboat Disaster

"Big Hatchie" Steamboat Disaster (HM174W)

Location: Hermann, MO 65041 Gasconade County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 41.944', W 91° 26.033'

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In memory of the early pioneers who perished in the explosion of the steamboat "Big Hatchie" at the wharf at Hermann in 1842, the thirty-five dead that lie buried here in unmarked graves and the many whose bodies were never recovered from the waters of the Missouri River.
HM NumberHM174W
Placed ByBrush & Palette Club, Inc
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 3:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 636189 N 4284546
Decimal Degrees38.69906667, -91.43388333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.944', W 91° 26.033'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 56.64" N, 91° 26' 1.98" W
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Area Code(s)573, 636
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900-1060 Gutenberg St, Hermann MO 65041, US
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