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N 37° 00.168 W 089° 10.326
16S E 306729 N 4097388
Quick Description: Lewis bought him for $20, and he became another member of the Corps of Discovery
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 3/17/2010 9:13:16 AM
Waymark Code: WM8DGK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Corp Of Discovery
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The Newfoundland dog who accompanied the Corps of Discovery to the Pacific and back. Bought by Meriwether Lewis for $20 in Pittsburgh in 1803. He was "praised much for his docility and qualifications generally for my journey." A quote by Lewis. "He was intelligent, loyal and strong. He won the affection of all the crew with his protective and hunting skills." William Clark wrote in his diary Seaman became "Our Dog".

County: Alexander County

Historical Society: Donated by Crain Funeral Homes and M/C Monuments

Location: 15th St. & Washington Ave., Custom House lawn, Cairo

Website: [Web Link]

Dedication Date: Not listed

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