Patrick Gass

Patrick Gass (HMQKB)

Location: Wellsburg, WV 26070 Brooke County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 17.082', W 80° 36.494'

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Born 12 June 1771, Gass served as carpenter for Lewis and Clark. The expedition explored and studied the land, waterways, animal life, natural features and resources of the West. Gass's journal of trip was published in 1807. Soldier in the War of 1812. Settled in Wellsburg and purchased land on Pierce's Run. Last survivor of expedition, he died 2 April 1870. Buried in nearby Brooke Cemetery.
Year Placed2002
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 533301 N 4459430
Decimal Degrees40.28470000, -80.60823333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.082', W 80° 36.494'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 4.92" N, 80° 36' 29.64" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 143 22nd St, Wellsburg WV 26070, US
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