Who passed this way?
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 58.739 W 113° 26.849
12T E 307030 N 4983529
Quick Description: History sign at Lemhi Pass
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 8/18/2012 10:31:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMF3V9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 1

Long Description:
This sign is located at the end of the interpretive trail on the west side of Lemhi Pass.
Marker Name: Who passed this way?

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
In August of 1805 members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and Shoshone Indians crossed Lemhi Pass six time in 15 days. Monday, the 12th --- Lewis, McNeal, Drouillard & Shields --- headed west Thursday, the 15th --- Lewis & 3 men with Cameahwait & 60 Shoshones --- headed east Monday, the 19th --- Clark & 11 men, Charbonneau, Sacajawea, Pomp, Cameahwait & Shoshones --- headed west Wednesday, the 21st --- Charbonneau, Sacajawea, Pomp, Cameahwait & Shoshones --- headed east Sunday, the 25th --- Shoshone messengers sent by Cameahwait --- headed west Monday, the 26th ---Lewis and the main Expedition aided by Shoshones --- headed west


County: Lemhi

Group Responsible for Placement: U.S. Forest Service

City: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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