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Hermann in Gasconade County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Voyage of Discovery

 
 
Voyage of Discovery Marker Tile image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2012
1. Voyage of Discovery Marker Tile
Inscription.

[A series of deteriorating tiles inlaid in the sidewalk tell the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery Story]

[Tile 2 reads] The "Corps of Discovery began its way up the Missouri aboard a 56' keelboat with two smaller pirogues. Most of Clark's time was spent on the boat charting the course and making maps. Lewis was often ashore studying new plants, animals, rock formations and soil.

 
Erected by City of Hermann.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 38° 42.469′ N, 91° 25.916′ W. Marker is in Hermann, Missouri, in Gasconade County. Touch for map. Marker is in Riverfront Park, accessed off Wharf Street. Marker is in this post office area: Hermann MO 65041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (here, next to this marker); Pioneer Trails Juncture (within shouting distance of this marker); Monnig Family General Store (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Concert Hall and Barrel Bar (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schlender Building
Voyage of Discovery Marker Tiles image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2012
2. Voyage of Discovery Marker Tiles
At Riverfront Park
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Gustav Wohlt House (approx. mile away); Gasconade County Courthouse (approx. mile away); The Maria Waechter House (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hermann.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. (Submitted on February 11, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lewis and Clark Across Missouri. (Submitted on February 11, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Lewis & Clark in Missouri. (Submitted on February 11, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Hermann Riverfront Park Sign & Flags image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 21, 2012
3. Hermann Riverfront Park Sign & Flags
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
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