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Franklin in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Alexander Hamilton Willard

 
 
Alexander Hamilton Willard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 27, 2005
1. Alexander Hamilton Willard Marker
Inscription. Born, Charlestown, N.H. Aug. 24, 1778; Died Franklin, Mar. 6, 1865 Last surviving member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. He kept a journal and gave valuable service as a gunsmith.
 
Erected 1957 by State Society Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America. (Marker Number 657.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 38° 22.612′ N, 121° 27.372′ W. Marker is in Franklin, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Franklin Hood Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elk Grove CA 95757, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lincoln Highway (approx. 4.4 miles away); Old Elk Grove (approx. 4.4 miles away); Elitha Cumi Donner - Wilder (approx. 4.4 miles away); Rhoads School (approx. 4.7 miles away); Murphy’s Corral (approx. 5.1 miles away); Independent Order of Odd Fellows (approx. 5.4 miles away); Hasman Building/General Store (approx. 5.5 miles away); Site of the First County Free Library Branch in California (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Alexander Hamilton Willard. This site
Alexander Hamilton Willard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 27, 2005
2. Alexander Hamilton Willard Marker
is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No. 657).
 
Also see . . .  Get In Step With Lewis & Clark - Alexander Willard. (Submitted on August 20, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Alexander Hamilton Willard Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 27, 2005
3. Alexander Hamilton Willard Gravestone
Alexander Hamilton Willard Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 27, 2005
4. Alexander Hamilton Willard Gravestone
Sign at Entrance to Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 27, 2005
5. Sign at Entrance to Cemetery
Franklin Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 27, 2005
6. Franklin Cemetery
 
 
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