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Waverly in Lafayette County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Port of Waverly

 
 
Port of Waverly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 29, 2015
1. Port of Waverly Marker
Inscription. On June 17 and 18, 1804, Lewis and Clark camped a few miles downstream to make oars from timber in the area. Near the camp was a river crossing for Sacs, Ayauways (Iowas), and Sioux in their excursions against the Osage. On June 19, the explorers continued upstream past this spot.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 39° 12.799′ N, 93° 31.03′ W. Marker is in Waverly, Missouri, in Lafayette County. Marker is on Main Street when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located where Main Street dead ends into the Missouri River. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly MO 64096, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (here, next to this marker); Gen. Joseph O. Shelby Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 9.4 miles away); Court House Bell (approx. 10 miles away); General James Shields (approx. 10.1 miles away); a different marker also named General James Shields (approx. 11.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Port of Waverly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 29, 2015
2. Port of Waverly Marker
The Missouri River, upstream from the Port of Waverly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 29, 2015
3. The Missouri River, upstream from the Port of Waverly Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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