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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1804-1806

Sacagawea

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones
1. 1804-1806 Marker
Inscription.
A Shoshone Indian woman, Sacagawea, accompanies Lewis and Clark as an interpreter and enables the expedition to purchase horses. Clark calls her his "pilot" through the Rockies.

The Trapper's Bride (detail), Alfred Jacob Miller, 1819-1878. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. Two views of a canoe, Meriwether Lewis, 1886. American Philosophical Society.

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.522′ N, 77° 0.072′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 4th Street SE north of Tingey Street SE, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named 1804-1806 (a few steps from this marker); 1775 (a few steps from this marker); Four Bicycles and a Three-Wheeler (a few steps from this marker); 1969 (a few steps from this marker); 1806 (a few steps from this marker); Expanding Gate Valve (within shouting
1804-1806 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1804-1806 Marker
distance of this marker); Ships' Wheels (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
Categories. ExplorationNative AmericansWaterways & VesselsWomen
 
1804-1806 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
3. 1804-1806 Marker
1804-1806 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones
4. 1804-1806 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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