Lewis and Clark
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes
N 40° 03.927 W 080° 43.417
17T E 523569 N 4435058
This marker sits in front of the City Convention and Tourism center.
Waymark Code: WM9C5C
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 07/30/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 20

Marker text reads:

Lewis and Clark

Meriwether Lewis arrived here on 7 September 1803 on first leg of trip to explore and study lands, natural features and resources, waterways and animal life of West. Noted Fort Henry, procured second pirogue to transport supplies, picked up goods hauled from Pittsburgh and wrote to President Jefferson. Rested here 8 September and departed the following day down the Ohio River.

West Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2002

Marker Title: Lewis and Clark

Marker Location: Tourism and Convention Center

County or Independent City: Wheeling

Marker Program Sponsor: West Vi Division of Archives and History

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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