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Tendoy in Lemhi County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Lewis and Clark

 
 
Lewis and Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 24, 2017
1. Lewis and Clark Marker
Inscription. After crossing through Lemhi Pass, 12 miles east of here, Lewis unfurled the American flag for the first time west of the Rockies.
Meriwether Lewis met with 3 Shoshoni Indians near here on August 13, 1805. "....leaving my pack and rifle I took the flag which I unfurled and advanced toward them", Lewis reported. The Warm Springs road leads to a marker at the site, about 8 miles from here.
 
Erected by Idaho Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 325.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 44° 57.57′ N, 113° 38.664′ W. Marker is in Tendoy, Idaho, in Lemhi County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 28 and Tendoy Lane, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 28. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tendoy ID 83468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis and Clark: Trading for Horses (within shouting distance of this marker); Leaving the Lemhi Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Tendoy, Chief of the Lemhi Shoshone (within shouting distance of this
Lewis and Clark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 24, 2017
2. Lewis and Clark Marker
Lots of mosquitoes here!
marker); Fort Lemhi (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sacajawea Comes Home (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Withington Caldera (approx. 3.1 miles away); William Clark's Scouting Mission (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lewis Learns from the Lemhi Shoshone (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tendoy.
 
Categories. ExplorationNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 89 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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