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Patrick Gass - Wellsburg, West Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 40° 16.153 W 080° 36.848
17T E 532807 N 4457709
Quick Description: Bust of Patrick Gass the longest surviving member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 2/25/2014 8:16:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMK7ZV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Text of plaque:

Patrick Gass
1771 - 1870

Sergeant On The Lewis And Clark Expedition, He Published The First Account Of That Exploration In 1807

Veteran Of The War Of 1812, He Fought In The Battle Of Lundy's Lane And At Fort Erie

Citizen Of Wellsburg For More Than Half A Century, He Married And Raised His Family On Grog Run And Pierce's Run. He Is Now Buried In Brooke County Cemetery.

This Bust Of Patrick Gass As A Young Man On The Lewis And Clark Expedition Was Sculpted By Agnes Vincen Talbot Of Boise Idaho And Presented To The People Of Wellsburg And Brooke County By Members Of The Lewis And Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Assisted By The National Park Service Challenge Cost Share Program.

August 2, 2002

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