New Haven - New Haven, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 36.897 W 091° 12.786
15S E 655571 N 4275562
Small town where Lewis and Clark passed, and John Colter lived.
Waymark Code: WM3R0K
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 05/08/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Marker Erected by: The City of New Haven: Joy K. Schaffner, Mayor; Kermit Ploeger, Clerk; Levee Board and Alderman.
County of Marker: Franklin County.
Date Marker Erected: 1956.
Location of Marker: Main St., Miller's Landing, @ Levee.

Marker Text:

1856 --- NEW HAVEN --- 1956
Early prominent Missouri River port, New Haven was settled about 1805 and was named Miller's Landing for pioneer Philip Miller, The Pacific R.R. (Mo. Pac.) reached here in 1855 and the town was laid out and renamed the next year.

John Colter, member of Lewis and Clark Expedition explorer of Yellowstone Park, settled a few miles east in 1810.

The New Haven Flood control levee here was completed by the U.S. Corps of Engineers in April, 1955.

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