Down The Ohio

Down The Ohio (HM273Q)

Location: Rochester, PA 15074 Beaver County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 38.537', W 80° 29.975'

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In 1803

As Lewis wrote in his journal, "The Perogue was loaded as his (has) been my practice since I left hour after we had got under way....found she had sprung a leek and had nearly filled; as her load consisting of articles of hard-ware intended as presents to the Indians got wet..."

Got stuck again "on a bar below Georgetown and with the assistance of some of the neighboring people got overe it with much difficulty; at Georgetown purchased a canoe compleat with two paddles and two poles for which I gave 11$, found that my new purchase 'leaked so much that she was unsafe woithout some repairs."
HM NumberHM273Q
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 542312 N 4499168
Decimal Degrees40.64228333, -80.49958333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 38.537', W 80° 29.975'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 38' 32.22" N, 80° 29' 58.5" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)724, 412
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-102 Market St, Rochester PA 15074, US
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