West Virginia Historical Marker
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This marker is located at 112 Potomac Street, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 39° 57.053 W 075° 09.590.
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Meriwether Lewis arrived March 16, 1803. Oversaw building of collapsible iron framed, skin-clad boar and acquired supplies, tomahawks, and rifles. Left for Pennsylvania on April 18; returned July 7 to gather materials and left next day for Pittsburgh. Followed Ohio to Falls; met William Clark for trip to explore and study land, waterways, animal life, natural features and resources of West.
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