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Clearfield in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Zenas Leonard

(1809-1857)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
1. Zenas Leonard Marker
Inscription. Clearfield native and fur trader, Leonard was second in command of the Joseph Reddeford Walker Expedition from 1831-1834 to find a route to the Pacific Ocean through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Leonard served as the expedition''s clerk and chronicler, recording the first non-native American encounter of giant sequoia trees. In 1839 Leonard published his account of the expedition, recognized for its detailed descriptions.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 1.242′ N, 78° 24.71′ W. Marker is in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is on Daisy Street (U.S. 322) 0.1 miles east of Leonard Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clearfield PA 16830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French and Indian War Expedition (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hillcrest Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Murray House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Clearfield County Courthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); William Bigler (approx. 1.4 miles away); Senator William W. Betts
Zenas Leonard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 27, 2013
2. Zenas Leonard Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Clearfield County's First Jail (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kurtz Brothers Building (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearfield.
 
Also see . . .  Zenas I. Leonard at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on May 29, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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