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Robert Frazer

 
 
Robert Frazer Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 14, 2012
1. Robert Frazer Marker
Inscription.

This marker commemorates Robert Frazer, a member of the Corps of Discovery, on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Listed as a witness in the trial of United States vs. Robert Westcott, Frazer wrote to President Jefferson, "whatever may be the fate I shall meet with, I have the consolation to know that I have been true to my country. I shall perish rather than prove otherwise."

Robert Frazer died nearby in 1837.

Marker dedicated on May 24, 2004
 
Erected 2004 by Webster Groves and Prairie Chapters, DAR, and the Missouri State Society DAR.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 38° 33.656′ N, 91° 0.62′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Touch for map. Marker is in James W. Rennick Riverfront Park, about 250 feet northeast of the intersection of Front and Lafayette Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Elbert Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (a few steps from this marker); Washington
Lewis and Clark and Robert Frazer Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 14, 2012
2. Lewis and Clark and Robert Frazer Markers
Missouri River in background
(within shouting distance of this marker); Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterworks Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel and Rebecca Bryan Boone (approx. 4.4 miles away); La Charrette (approx. 5.2 miles away); La Charrette Marthasville (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Private Robert Frazer. (Submitted on December 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Robert Frazer. (Submitted on December 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. (Submitted on December 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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