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Near Astoria in Clatsop County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Sacagawea

Interpretress, Wife, Mother, Explorer, Peacemaker

 
 
Sacagawea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 22, 2017
1. Sacagawea Marker
Inscription. "The Wife of Shabone our interpreter We find reconciles all the Indians, as to our friendly intentions A woman with a party of men is a token of peace." - Clark, October 13, 1805

"...your woman who accompanied you that long and dangerous and fatigueing rout to the Pacific Ocean and back diserved a greater reward for her attention and services on the rout than we had in our power to give her..." - Clark to Charbonneau, August 20, 1806.
 
Erected by Reino Tarkiainen and Family.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 46° 8.061′ N, 123° 52.784′ W. Marker is near Astoria, Oregon, in Clatsop County. Marker is on Fort Clatsop Road near Business U.S. 101. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 92345 Fort Clatsop Road, Astoria OR 97103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winter at Fort Clatsop (within shouting distance of this marker); Why are Those Poles in the Water? (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Traveling the Rivers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Clatsop
Sacagawea Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 22, 2017
2. Sacagawea Statue and Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Japanese Bombardment (approx. 3.3 miles away); Astoria Sesquicentennial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Uniontown Curfew Bell (approx. 4 miles away); Ghadar Party (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Astoria.
 
More about this marker. The statue of Sacagawea is located near the Fort Clatsop Visitor Center.
 
Categories. ExplorationNative AmericansWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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