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Historical markers : Locust Grove

Marker Number: 2086
County: Jefferson
Location: Louisville, 561 Blankenbaker Ln.

Locust Grove marker

Description: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark celebrated the expeditions' success and Clark's return home with family gathering here. Only known existing structure west of Appalachians related to expedition. Clark sent seeds and wrote 4 letters to sister Lucy and husband during travels. Presented by Falls of the Ohio Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Committee.



Locust Grove marker

(Reverse) George Rogers Clark At Locust Grove - George Rogers Clark moved to Locust Grove in 1809 following amputation of his right leg. He lived here with sister Lucy and her husband William Croghan until Clark's death in 1818. Clark recognized by Va. in 1812 for his exploits and valor in Revolutionary War and awarded a ceremonial sword. Over. Presented by Historic Locust Grove.

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