“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Hartford in Madison County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

The Village of Hartford

Lewis & Clark Expedition



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By Jason Voigt, November 24, 2019
1. The Village of Hartford Marker
Inscription.  The exact number of participants on the expedition is uncertain. Journals of participants indicate that it may have been as few as 26 and as many as 45. The following names were mentioned in accounts of the expedition:

Meriwether Lewis
Patrick Gass
John Boley
John Dame
George Gibson
Thomas Proctor Howard
John Newman
George Shannon
Ebenezer Tuttle
William Werner
Alexander Hamilton
E. Cann
Jean Baptiste Deschamps
La Liberte
Paul Primeau
William Clark
William Bratton
John Ordway
John Collins
George Drouillard
Silas Goodrich
Francois Labiche
Moses B. Reed
John Schields
Richard Warfington
Isaac White
Willard Richard Windsor
Charles Gaugee
Charles Hebert
Etienna Malboeuf
Francois Rivet
Charles Floyd
Nathaniel Hale Pryor
John Colter
Robert Frazer
Hugh Hall
Hugh McNeal
John Robertson
John B. Thompson
Peter Weiser
Joseph Whitehouse
Joseph Collin
Jean Baptiste La Jeunesse
Peter Pinaut
Peter Roi
The Village of Hartford image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, November 24, 2019
2. The Village of Hartford
Marker is in front of the Veterans Memorial walkway. Next to it is the Lewis and Clark cutout that is found near a lot of Lewis & Clark markers.
2003 by The Illinois Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 38° 49.889′ N, 90° 5.824′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Illinois, in Madison County. Marker is on West Hawthorne Street just east of Lewis and Clark Boulevard (Illinois Route 3), on the right when traveling east. Marker is between Lewis and Clark Blvd (Illinois Route 3) and South Old St. Louis Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4 South Old St Louis Road, Hartford IL 62048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis and Clark (approx. 2 miles away in Missouri); The Journey Begins Here (approx. 2 miles away); Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 2.1 miles away); Wanda Methodist Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wann Railroad Disaster (approx. 3.7 miles away); Alton National Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Cost of Freedom (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 25, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.   2. submitted on November 26, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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