Port of Waverly, Waverly, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 12.798 W 093° 31.020
15S E 455366 N 4340574
Quick Description: Missouri River access was an active river crossing and port.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 6/27/2008 11:18:40 AM
Waymark Code: WM42A6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member A & W
Views: 26

Long Description:

marker Erected by: Waverly park Board.
County of Marker: Lafayette County.
Location of marker: foot of Main St., river access.

Marker Text:

PORT OF WAVERLY
On June 17 and 18, 1804 Lewis and Clark camped a few miles down-stream to make oars from timber in the area. Near the camp was a river crossing for Sacs, Ayauways (Iowas) and Sioux in their excursions against the Osage. On June 19, the explorers continued upstream past this spot.

"Must Sees"at this location":
Nothing here, but a small park which included a Lewis & Clark marker next to a pavilion and a gravel parking area, flag pole with flag, and boat access to the Missouri River.


Date Waymark Created: 01/01/1988

Do they allow dogs at this location?: Yes

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