Danville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Lewis and Clark in Kentucky - Danville
It is likely that the Expedition coleader Meriwether Lewis visited Danville in November 1806 with Expedition veterans and a Mandan Indian delegation while traveling the Wilderness Road eastward to Washington.
Erected 2006 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2216.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
Location. 37° 38.735′ N, 84° 46.205′ W. Marker is in Danville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. At Constitution Square. Marker is in this post office area: Danville KY 40422, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Gill Weisiger Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); Walker Daniel (within shouting distance of this marker); First USCT Recruits at Camp Nelson African American Business District - Doric Lodge No. 18 (F. & A.M.-P.H.A.) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ephraim McDowell House (about 400 feet away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell House (about 400 feet away); Grayson's Tavern (about 400 feet away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.