Near Astoria in Clatsop 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.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
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. 46° 10.188′ N, 123° 41.352′ W. Marker is near Astoria, Oregon, in Clatsop Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39392 Burnside Loop, Astoria OR 97103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Columbia's Estuary (here, next to this marker); First on the Pacific: The Astoria Custom House (approx. 5.8 miles away); Imagine the Scene: Astoria's Custom House - 1849 (approx. 5.8 miles away); Custom House Reconstruction (approx. 5.8 miles away); Fire Station No. 2 (approx. 6 miles away); a different marker also named The Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 6.3 miles away); "Ocian in view, O! the Joy..." (approx. 6.3 miles away); Comcomly / Indian Burial Canoe (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Astoria.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.