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

The Dog of Discovery

 
 
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By Chris English, November 9, 2012
1. The Dog of Discovery Marker
Inscription.
Inscribed on his collar:
"The greatest traveler of my species. My name is Seaman, the dog of Captain Meriwether Lewis, whom I accompanied to Pacifick Ocean through the interior of the continent of North America."

This statue is dedicated to "Seaman" and all the dogs of Lemhi County Idaho -
May 30, 2005.

Made possible by the Lemhi County Humane Society of Salmon, Idaho, the Idaho Governor's Lewis and Clark Trail Committee and the city of Salmon, Idaho.

Statue created by Utah Artists Adrian Prazen and William Kranstover
 
Erected 2005 by Lemhi County Humane Society of Salmon, Idaho.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 45° 9.93′ N, 113° 51.95′ W. Marker is in Salmon, Idaho, in Lemhi County. Marker can be reached from East Main Street (State Highway 28) 2 miles east of U.S. 93, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is located at the north edge of the Sacajawea Center parking lot 2 miles east of Salmon, Idaho. Marker is in this post office area: Salmon ID 83467, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 6 miles
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By Chris English, November 9, 2012
2. The Dog of Discovery Marker
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sacajawea Historic Byway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Bonneville (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Seaman''s Grave Web Page. A Find-A-Grave posting of a marker at a "non-cemetery burial site." (Submitted on September 23, 2012.) 

2. American Kennel Club "Get to Know the Newfoundland" Web PAge. (Submitted on September 23, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.)
 
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By Chris English, November 9, 2012
3. The Dog of Discovery Marker
The Dog of Discovery Marker and Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Chris English, November 9, 2012
4. The Dog of Discovery Marker and Sculpture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 20, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.   2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.   4. submitted on September 20, 2012, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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