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Lolo Trail Crossing
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 46° 35.738 W 114° 36.010
11T E 683818 N 5163027
Quick Description: Historical marker commemorating the route the Lewis and Clark Expedition took on their way west.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 9/9/2007 1:03:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM25NC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 31

Long Description:

Lolo Trail Crossing

When Lewis and Clark came up this ridge, June 29, 1806, they ran into "a shower of rain, with hail, thunder and lightning, that lasted about an hour."  But they got out of deep Lolo Trail snow after they reached Rocky Point (directly across from here) and descended to Crooked Fork, below this turnout.  Thy reported that then they "ascended a very steep acclivity of a mountain about 2 Miles"  crossing this highway here to reach their old trail to Lolo Pass. ~ text of marker #334

Marker Name: Lolo Trail Crossing

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
See above

County: Idaho

Group Responsible for Placement: Idaho Historical Society

Marker Number: 334

City: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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