Near Astoria in Clatsop County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Interpretress, Wife, Mother, Explorer, Peacemaker
"...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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Native Americans • Women. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list.
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. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Astoria & Warrenton (within shouting distance of this marker); Winter at Fort Clatsop 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 (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). 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.