Blair in Washington County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Lewis and Clark Campsites
August 3 and 4, 1804
On August 4 the party camped at a site north of Blair. Clark was concerned over the disappearance of Private Moses B. Reed. Reed had asked permission to return to the previous night's camp to get a knife he left behind, but it was only a pretext to desert. He was captured two weeks later and dishonorably discharged from the army.
Erected by Nebraska State Historical Society, National Park Service. (Marker Number 342.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the Nebraska State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 41° 32.093′ N, 96° 7.863′ W. Marker is in Blair, Nebraska, in Washington County. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Blair YMCA. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1278 Wilbur St., Blair, NE 68008, Blair NE 68008, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Congregational Church of Blair (approx. half a mile away); DeSoto Townsite (approx. 3.1 miles away); Brewster Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cuming City Cemetery and Nature Preserve (approx. 4.3 miles away); Up the Missouri (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 5.1 miles away); Steamboat Bertrand (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lewis and Clark Campsite Area (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blair.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2008, by Michael James of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. This page has been viewed 1,504 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on May 19, 2008, by Michael James of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.