The Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Lewis and Clark Expedition (HM25I0)

Location: Umatilla, OR 97882 Umatilla County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 55.205', W 119° 18.292'

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In 1804-06, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led about 40 soldiers and boatmen on an epic journey. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned this "Corps of Discovery" to find a route to the Pacific Ocean through the newly acquired Louisiana territory. Along the way, they mapped the land, recorded its resources, and contacted its native inhabitants.

The landscape has changed since Lewis and Clark explored it: rivers have been dammed, forests cut over, prairies plowed under, and roads built to the horizon. Although remnants of wilderness still exist, imagine this land as Lewis and Clark first saw it two centuries ago.
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HM NumberHM25I0
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
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Placed ByLewis and Clark National Historic Trail
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 321273 N 5087751
Decimal Degrees45.92008333, -119.30486667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 55.205', W 119° 18.292'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 55' 12.3" N, 119° 18' 17.52" W
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Area Code(s)541
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Devore Rd, Umatilla OR 97882, US
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