Lewis and Clark in Kentucky

Lewis and Clark in Kentucky (HMVRY)

Location: Paducah, KY 42001 McCracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 5.349', W 88° 35.789'

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McCracken County

(side 1)
Lewis and Clark, with the nucleus of the Corps of Discovery, stayed in present McCracken Co. in Nov. 1803 while traveling down the Ohio River on their journey to the Pacific. Clark returned 1827 to establish Paducah. Over.

(side 2)
Nov. 11-13, 1803, Lewis and Clark stopped at Ft. Massac, Ill., near present-day Paducah and recruited men, including Indian interpreter George Drouillard. On Nov. 13, they camped in area of Metropolis Lake State Nature Preserve.

Presented by Ky. Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission, National Park Service, Ohio River Chapter - Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Fdn., Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series.
Marker Number2208
Year Placed2006
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 8:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 358112 N 4105954
Decimal Degrees37.08915000, -88.59648333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.349', W 88° 35.789'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 20.94" N, 88° 35' 47.34" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 N 2nd St, Paducah KY 42001, US
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