Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Frankfort Newspapers

Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Frankfort Newspapers (HM2BS1)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.94', W 84° 52.649'

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Ky. newspapers were a major means of reporting news regarding the 1803-06 Lewis & Clark Expedition to the Pacific Ocean. Of special importance were the Frankfort papers The Palladium and The Western World. Both carried news of the explorers' return.       Over.
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The October 2 and 9, 1806 issues of The Palladium ran the first printed accounts of the return of Lewis and Clark, noting that the explorers arrived "in very good health." The journey's details were then circulated nationally.
Presented by the Ohio River Chapter-Lewis & Clark Trail
Heritage Foundation, National Park Service, Ky. Lewis & ClarkBicentennial Commission, Franklin Co. Trust for Historic Preservation
2008 * Kentucky Historical Society * Kentucky Department of Highways * 2215
HM NumberHM2BS1
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series.
Year Placed2006
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685856 N 4230024
Decimal Degrees38.19900000, -84.87748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.94', W 84° 52.649'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 56.4" N, 84° 52' 38.94" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 317 St Clair St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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