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

Waters Flowing to the Pacific

 
 
Waters Flowing to the Pacific Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 24, 2017
1. Waters Flowing to the Pacific Marker
Inscription. Near this site, on August 20, 1805, the Lewis and Clark Expedition first contacted waters flowing to the Pacific assuring the success of their efforts and guaranteeing title to the Northwest for the United States of America. They camped here, obtained horses and a guide and journeyed on. This was also the birthplace of Sacajawea, Idaho's National Heroine, a member of the expedition.
 
Erected 1930 by Sons of Idaho and Citizens of Lemhi County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 45° 1.2′ N, 113° 39.615′ W. Marker is near Salmon, Idaho, in Lemhi County. Marker is on State Highway 28 near Haynes Creek/17 Mile Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salmon ID 83467, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. MacDonald's Battle (here, next to this marker); The Withington Caldera (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lewis Learns from the Lemhi Shoshone (approx. 1.8 miles away); Meriwether Lewis Makes Contact (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sacajawea Comes Home
Waters Flowing to the Pacific Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 24, 2017
2. Waters Flowing to the Pacific Marker
This marker is located closest to the viewer.
(approx. 1.8 miles away); William Clark's Scouting Mission (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rheumatism and Recreation (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lewis and Clark (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salmon.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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