Jeffersonville is the county seat for Clark County
Clarksville is in Clark County
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First American settlement in the Northwest Territory. 150,000 acres granted to George Rogers Clark and his troops by Virginia in 1781 for war services. Town named and tracts occupied by 1784. — — Map (db m203544) HM
In commemoration of her visit to Clarksville High School, on June 16, 1958. Eleanor Roosevelt entered these doors to speak inside the Clarksville High School Gymnasium.
A crowd of nearly 1000 people, including Supreme Court Justice Sherman . . . — — Map (db m206964) HM
By the Way: Lewis and Clark began their famous expedition from this area on October 26, 1803.
Almost 400 million years ago, during the Devonian age, future states Indiana and Kentucky were asleep beneath a warm tropical sea, located about . . . — — Map (db m206956) HM
History’s Great Explorers
Lewis & Clark
Acclaimed National Heroes
The Eastern Legacy
October 14, 1803
Meriwether Lewis came from Washington, D.C. and
met William Clark at the Falls of the Ohio
“When they shook hands, the Lewis . . . — — Map (db m103856) HM
Near this site on October 26, 1803, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark with the nucleus of the Corps of Discovery together set off down the Ohio River on their epic journey to explore the Louisiana Purchase and Pacific Northwest. — — Map (db m206962) HM
The Dam - The huge concrete wall that you see is the McAlpine Dam. Its main function is to control water levels for navigation, but its unusual shape, an elongated Z, also provides water for the hydroelectric station while . . . — — Map (db m103853) HM
The Ohio River between Clark County, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky, provides a treasure of historic bridges. The first bridge to your left is the George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge, completed in Art-Deco style in 1929. Its original name was the . . . — — Map (db m198392) HM