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Rochester in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lewis and Clark

 
 
Lewis and Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
1. Lewis and Clark Marker
Inscription. In 1803, Meriwether Lewis led the corps of discovery, 11 men on a keelboat, though Beaver County. They stayed overnight about 3 miles west of Beaver and stopped in Georgetown. This visit was commemorated by a reenactment in Rochester and Georgetown in 2003.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 40° 41.871′ N, 80° 17.216′ W. Marker is in Rochester, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is on Water Street west of Harrison Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This historical marker is located in the park that is situated where the Beaver River empties into the Ohio River, on the Rochester side. The park walking trail follows the Ohio River and at the mouth of the Beaver River the park and walking trail turns and follows the eastern side of the Beaver River. This particular historical marker is located a short distance upstream from the mouth of the Beaver River, on the Ohio River side of the park. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester PA 15074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Lewis and Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
2. Lewis and Clark Marker
View of the historical marker from it's location on the north bank of the Ohio River, looking across the river to the opposite side.
distance of this marker. Spanning the Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); About River Transit ... (within shouting distance of this marker); Logans Town (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Industry Along the Banks (about 700 feet away); Always A River 1991 (about 700 feet away); Make Way for the Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rochester Lodge Number 229 (approx. mile away); H.C. Fry Glass Company (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Rochester.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on July 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Lewis and Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
3. Lewis and Clark Marker
View of the historical marker looking eastward, upstream, along the Ohio River.
Lewis and Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 14, 2011
4. Lewis and Clark Marker
View of the historical marker looking westward, downstream, along the Ohio River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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