Near The Dalles in Wasco County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
The Lewis and Clark Expedition
The landscape has changed since Lewis and Clark explored it: rivers have been dammed, forests cut over, prairies plowed under, and roads built to the horizon. Although remnants of wilderness still exist, imagine this land as Lewis and Clark first saw it two centuries ago.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series lists.
Location. 45° 39.032′ N, 120° 57.656′ W. Marker is near The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker can be reached from Oregon Route 206 near Interstate 84, on the right when traveling west. This Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greatest Indian Fishery of the Northwest (a few steps from this marker); Ancient Indian Fishing Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); Celilo Falls Fishing Grounds (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Class P-2 Engine No. 2507 (approx. 0.6 miles away in Washington); Great Falls of the Columbia (approx. 0.9 miles away in Washington); Wyam (approx. 0.9 miles away in Washington); Celilo Falls (approx. 0.9 miles away in Washington); View of Mount Jefferson (approx. 0.9 miles away in Washington). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.