Birthplace of Meriwether Lewis Historic Marker
Intersection of Ivy Road and Owensville Road, Ivy, VA 22945
One of many Virginia Highway Markers that commemorate people, events or other historic resources within the Commonwealth. Visible from the road 24 hours a day.
BIRTHPLACE OF MERIWETHER LEWIS
Half a mile north was born, 1774, Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, sent by Jefferson to explore the Far West, 1804-1806. The expedition reached the mouth of the Columbia River, November 15, 1805.