Historical Survey Marker

Historical Survey Marker (HMCRP)

Location: Cairo, IL 62914 Alexander County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.266', W 89° 9.028'

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Inscription
The beginning of
the Third
Principal Meridian
is located in the Ohio River
1,735 feet
directly north
of this point.
In November, 1803,
this was the mouth
of the Ohio River.
At this location,
the Lewis and Clark
Corps of Discovery
encamped for
six days.
Details
HM NumberHMCRP
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 10:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 308616 N 4095676
Decimal Degrees36.98776667, -89.15046667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.266', W 89° 9.028'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 15.96" N, 89° 9' 1.68" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)618
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2155 Ohio River Scenic Byway, Cairo IL 62914, US
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