Sacajawea

Sacajawea, by my count, is the historic woman with the most landmarks starting with Alice Cooper’s statue of her with her infant, which was dedicated in Portland, Oregon in 1905 with 85-year-old Susan B. Anthony in attendance! Questions remain about her death date and burial place; this is the site in the “Sacajawea Cemetery,” in Fort Washakie on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. Dedicated in 1963, the marker reads: “Sacajawea/Died April 9, 1884/A Guide with the Lewis and Clark/Expedition/1805-1806/Identified 1907 by/Rev J Roberts/Who Officiated at/Her Burial (p.s. Linda & I did end up driving through that storm brewing in the background.)

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