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William Clark (1770-1838) / Lewis And Clark In Kentucky Louisville

 
 
William Clark (1770-1838) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
1. William Clark (1770-1838) Marker
Inscription.
William Clark (1770-1838)
Born in Va.; bro. of Geo. Rogers Clark; came here in 1785, in Ky. Militia & US Army, where he met Meriwether Lewis. Together they led 1803-1806 mission to Pacific. Stayed in govt. service; moved to St. Louis in 1808.

Sponsored by Ky. Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission, Falls of the Ohio Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Committee, The Filson Historical Society, Ohio River Chapter- Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, National Park Service.

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Lewis and Clark
In Kentucky
Louisville
Louisville & Falls of the Ohio played key role in 1803-06 Lewis & Clark Expedition to the Pacific. William Clark and first members enlisted here; Lewis & Clark met in Louisville Oct. 14, 1803; left area Oct. 26, 1803 & returned to Louisville Nov. 5, 1806.
 
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2258.)
 
Location. 38° 15.543′ N, 85° 45.372′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West River Road and North 4th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the Louisville Riverwalk. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Lewis And Clark In Kentucky Louisville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
2. Lewis And Clark In Kentucky Louisville Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Irene Dunne (1898-1990) (here, next to this marker); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / York (here, next to this marker); Louisville Wharf During The Civil War Years (a few steps from this marker); Belle of Louisville (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain John F. Gilooly (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Visitors at Louisville Wharf / Louisville’s Steamboat Era (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Belle of Louisville (about 300 feet away); Mayor Andrew Broaddus (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  William Clark on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 10, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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William Clark (1770-1838) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
3. William Clark (1770-1838) Marker
Lewis And Clark In Kentucky Louisville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 18, 2017
4. Lewis And Clark In Kentucky Louisville Marker
( marker on the left )
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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