Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Calfornia Historical Landmark #657

Grave of Alexander Hamilton Willard
California State Historical Landmark #657

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This landmark is located in the Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, California. There are 57 other California State Historical Landmarks in Sacramento County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 22.612 W 121° 27.372.

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Willard, a native of New Hampshire who died march 6, 1865, was perhaps the last survivor of the exploring party sent out by President Jefferson under Captain Meriwether Lewis to discover the course and sources of the Missouri River.

External Links:

Alexander Hamilton Willard - The Lewis And Clark Rediscovery Project

Alexander Hamilton Willard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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