Patrick Gass
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 40° 17.089 W 080° 36.495
17T E 533300 N 4459443
Quick Description: This marker in Wellsburg, West Virginia commemorates Patrick Gass, member of the Lewis & Clark expedition who settled here.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/12/2008 2:38:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM3ZMW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
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Long Description:
Born 12 June 1771, Gass served as carpenter for Lewis and Clark. The expedition explored and studied the land, waterways, animal life, natural features and resources of the West. Gass's journal of trip was published in 1807. Soldier in the War of 1812. Settled in Wellsburg and purchased land on Pierce's Run. Last survivor of expedition, he died 2 April 1870. Burried in nearby Brooke Cemetery.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Patrick Gass

Marker Location: Route 2, Wellsburg

County or Independent City: Brooke County

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Archives and History

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