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Jefferson City in Cole County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Corps of Discovery

(1804 - 1806)

 
 
Corps of Discovery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
1. Corps of Discovery Marker
Inscription.

Meriwether Lewis William Clark
York Seaman George Drouillard
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Sculptor: Sabra Tull Meyer
Columbia, Missouri
Project Designer: Austin Tao
St. Louis, Missouri
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A gift to Missouri from the Friends and Students commemorating the Bicentennial of the 1804-1806 Lewis & Clark Expedition

The Missouri Lewis & Clark Bicenntenial Commission endorsed the monument as a Bicentennial Legacy Project

The bronze replica of the Commission's Bicentennial Seal and the Time Capsule are gifts from the City of Jefferson Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Task Force

 
Erected 2008 by Friends, Students, Missouri Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission, and the City of Jefferson Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Task Force.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 38° 34.705′ N, 92° 10.287′ W. Marker is in Jefferson City, Missouri, in Cole County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Capitol Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jefferson City MO 65101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Corps of Discovery Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
2. Corps of Discovery Monument
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Missouri River Valley as a Transportation Corridor (a few steps from this marker); The Corps of Discovery in the Jefferson City Area (a few steps from this marker); Jefferson City Greenway: (a few steps from this marker); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Jefferson (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Missouri Governor's Mansion (about 600 feet away); Missouri Motor Carriers Association Building (about 700 feet away); The State Capital During The Civil War (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lewis and Clark in Missouri. (Submitted on January 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lewis and Clark Across Missouri. (Submitted on January 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. (Submitted on January 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Missouri Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission Emblem image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
3. Missouri Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission Emblem
City of Jefferson Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Task Force Emblem image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
4. City of Jefferson Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Task Force Emblem
Seaman and BannerB at Corps of Discovery Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 22, 2012
5. Seaman and BannerB at Corps of Discovery Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 2, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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