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Spotlight: Lewis and Clark — Harpers Ferry, Jefferson Co, WV

Lewis and Clark
Transcription:  Meriwether Lewis arrived March 16, 1803. Oversaw building of collapsible iron framed, skin-clad boat 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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John Homer Holt II

John Homer Holt II

04-12-1889born in Grafton, Taylor Co, WV
1911MD, Annapolis, Naval Academy
1913USS Idaho (BB24), Ensign
1915USS Ammen (DD35), Ensign
1919USS Jenkins (DD42), Lt Commander
1919-1920USS Boggs (DD136), Lt Commander
1923USS Huron (CA9), Lt Commander
1926-1929USS Barry (DD248), Lt Commander
06-11-1942died in Bethesda, Montgomery Co, MD, about age 53.
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