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Birthplace of Meriwether Lewis W-161 | Marker History

Birthplace of Meriwether Lewis Marker, W-161

Half a mile north was born, 1774, Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, sent by Jefferson to explore the Far West, 1804-1806. The expedition reached the mouth of the Columbia River, November 15, 1805.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1942
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Albemarle County
Physical Description of Location: 4372 Ivy Rd Charlottesville, VA 22901. East corner of the intersection of Ivy Road (Rt. 250) and Owensville Road.
GPS Location: 38.05722,-78.59755
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