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Chamberlain in Brule County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004

 
 
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, February 11, 2017
1. Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004 Marker
Inscription. This Corps of Discovery II marker commemorates the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The geographic position of this marker has been established using the satellite-based Global Positioning System. This marker is part of the National Spatial Reference System, which is the standard used for positioning, mapping, and navigation In the United States. The position of this marker is at Latitude 43 degrees 47 minutes 13.66 seconds North and Longitude 99 degrees 20 minutes 18.16 seconds West. The elevation of the marker is 1718 feet above mean sea level. This marker was set in cooperation with the South Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors, South Dakota Department of transportation, and National Geodetic Survey.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 43° 47.227′ N, 99° 20.304′ W. Marker is in Chamberlain, South Dakota, in Brule County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 90 at milepost 263. Touch for map. Marker is about 100 ft up a trail near the Dignity Statue. Marker is in this post office area: Chamberlain SD 57325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Missouri River Bridges of South Dakota
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, February 12, 2017
2. Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004 Marker
(here, next to this marker); Sojourn at Camp Pleasant (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Purple Heart Memorial Highway (about 400 feet away); Lewis & Clark Memorial Bridge at Chamberlain (about 500 feet away); American Island (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Dignity Statue image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, February 11, 2017
3. Dignity Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 231 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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