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North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Clark

1770 - 1838

 

— Caroline County —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. William Clark Marker
Inscription.  Clark shared command of the team from 1803-05 that was the first overland expedition undertaken by the U.S. to the Pacific Ocean. The "Voyage of Discovery" ordered by President Thomas Jefferson explored routes across America's new territories of the Louisiana Purchase. Clark also led recordkeeping duties including the maps he created for the parties route. Clark was responsible for publication of the expedition's journals.
 
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
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, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the Virginia Legends Walk series lists.
 
Location. 36° 50.491′ N, 75° 58.45′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Pacific Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 Pacific Ave, Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edgar Allen Poe (here, next to this marker); George C. Marshall (here, next to this marker);
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Tom Wolfe (here, next to this marker); Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (here, next to this marker); Captain John Smith (here, next to this marker); James Monroe (here, next to this marker); Katie Couric (here, next to this marker); John Tyler (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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