Lewis and Clark in Illinois ~ Cave-In-Rock, IL
Posted by: YoSam.
N 37° 28.117 W 088° 09.978
16S E 396865 N 4147498
Quick Description: One of a series along the Ohio & Mississippi Rivers in Illinois
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 9/14/2010 6:14:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM9PEK
Marker Erected by: State of Illinois and the Illinois Lewis and Clark Bicentennial CommissionLewis and Clark in Illinois
County of Marker: Hardin County
Location of Marker: Market St. & Canal St. (IL-1), Cave-in-Rock
Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark, and about twenty men passed this place in the fall of 1803 on their famous journey westward. Cave-In-Rock, a natural landmark near here, was well known and noted on some early maps of this area. The party continued on to Fort Massac.