Sacajawea (HM22L9)

Location: Salmon, ID 83467 Lemhi County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 9.93', W 113° 51.912'

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Born in the Lemhi River Valley around 1788, Sacajawea, an Agaidika Shoshone, was the only female member of the Lewis and Clark "Corps of Discovery". She joined the expedition at the Knife River Mandan Village in North Dakota and traveled to the Pacific Ocean and back with her infant son, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau. She passed through her homeland in August of 1805. Sacajawea's bravery, strength, and resourcefulness have earned her a notable place in history.
"Sacajawea's traditional and cultural teachings helped her to persevere on the arduous journey that has brought her recognition by her people as an ambassador. Her short life on Mother Earth was not one of choice, but one of destiny, and her legacy to the people today and future generations is her contribution to unity and peace among nations." (Lemhi Shoshone descendants)

Rededication of this plaque commemorates the 200th anniversary of Sacajawea's return to the Lemhi Valley.
HM NumberHM22L9
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series.
Year Placed2005
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Chief Truckee Chapter No. 3691, Lewis and Clark Outpost #1805
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 274829 N 5005329
Decimal Degrees45.16550000, -113.86520000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 9.93', W 113° 51.912'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 9' 55.8" N, 113° 51' 54.72" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 55 ID-28, Salmon ID 83467, US
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