Lewis and Clark in Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 05.544 W 089° 15.366
16S E 299490 N 4107504
Quick Description: Fighting currents much heaver then they anticipated, they camped here.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2009 1:43:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM7KMT
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Stunod
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LEWIS AND CLARK in ILLINOIS

On November 20, 1803, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and their men made camp near this site. It was their first day moving up the Mississippi River and they only traveled 10 1/2 miles. The River's current was stronger than they ever imagined. Would they need more men for their journey?

County: Alexander County

Historical Society: The State of Illinois, The Illinois Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission, Alexander County Tourism.

Dedication Date: 2003

Location: IL-3 (The Great River Rd.), turnout, 12 miles N. of Cairo

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