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St. Charles in St. Charles County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lewis & Clark Monument

 
 
Lewis & Clark Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, December 16, 2020
1. Lewis & Clark Monument
Inscription.  Saint Charles has welcomed travelers for well over 200 years. Captain William Clark and the men of the Corps of Discovery experienced this hospitality with a ball held in their honor on the evening of May 16, 1804 as they awaited the arrival of Captain Lewis and his dog, Seaman. This monument commemorates these famous explorers as they face the unknown West in anticipation of great discoveries.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsExploration. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 16, 1806.
 
Location. 38° 46.56′ N, 90° 28.947′ W. Marker is in St. Charles, Missouri, in St. Charles County. Marker can be reached from South Riverside Drive. Marker is in front of the Lewis & Clark Monument/statue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 S Riverside Dr, Saint Charles MO 63301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (a few steps from this marker); St. Louis, St. Charles and Spain During the American Revolution (about 400 feet away,
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measured in a direct line); Farmer's Home (about 400 feet away); Collier Cottage (about 500 feet away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Rendezvous Site (about 500 feet away); First Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); The Trail to Fort Osage (about 500 feet away); Glenday / Zeisler Home (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Charles.
 
Lewis & Clark Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, December 16, 2020
2. Lewis & Clark Monument
Lewis & Clark Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, December 16, 2020
3. Lewis & Clark Monument
Close up of statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 31, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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