Washington in Franklin County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
This marker commemorates Robert Frazer, a member of the Corps of Discovery, on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Listed as a witness in the trial of United States vs. Robert Westcott, Frazer wrote to President Jefferson, "whatever may be the fate I shall meet with, I have the consolation to know that I have been true to my country. I shall perish rather than prove otherwise."
Robert Frazer died nearby in 1837.
Marker dedicated on May 24, 2004
Erected 2004 by Webster Groves and Prairie Chapters, DAR, and the Missouri State Society DAR.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 38° 33.656′ N, 91° 0.62′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Click for map. Marker is in James W. Rennick Riverfront Park, about 250 feet northeast of the intersection of Front and Lafayette Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Elbert Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (a few steps from this marker); Washington Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterworks Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel and Rebecca Bryan Boone (approx. 4.4 miles away); La Charrette (approx. 5.2 miles away); La Charrette • Marthasville (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
Also see . . .
1. Private Robert Frazer. (Submitted on December 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Robert Frazer. (Submitted on December 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. (Submitted on December 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.