“... Several Salmon trout were Seem...”On June 17, 1806, the Lewis and Clark Expedition left their camp in Hungery Creek to ascend into the mountains. The party encountered deep snow at the top of the ridge and was forced to turn back. Captain Lewis wrote, "...this is the first time since we have been on this long tour that we have ever been compelled to retreat or make a retrograde march." They left most of their belongings and food safely stored on scaffolds above the snow and well covered This site later became known as Cache Mountain.
|Placed By||National Forest Service, Clearwater National Forest; Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 10th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11T E 604216 N 5127986|
|Decimal Degrees||46.29745000, -115.64681667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 46° 17.847', W 115° 38.809'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||46° 17' 50.82" N, 115° 38' 48.54" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
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