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Lewis & Clark's Columbia River - "200 Years Later"
"Flandersville, Washington"
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Image, 2004, Flandersville, Washington, as seen from Jones Beach, click to enlarge
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Flandersville, Washington, as seen from Jones Beach, Oregon. Looking across the Columbia River at Flandersville, Washington, from Jones Beach, Oregon. Flandersville is just downstream of Cape Horn. Image taken November 20, 2004.


Flandersville ...
Flandersville, Washington, is located on the north side of the Columbia River at River Mile (RM) 47. Upstream is Cape Horn and downstream is Nassa Point and Cathlamet. Across the Columbia is the popular kitesurfing site Jones Beach. Upstream is Wallace Island and downstream is Puget Island. Flandersville is located in T8N R5W.

Early Flandersville ...
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management's 1873 cadastral survey (tax survey) map shows John Polworth having a Donation Land Claim (DLC) in T8N R5W, Section 27, the location of today's Flandersville.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management's General Land Office Records (GLO) database shows Alice Polworth being granted title to 142.76 acres of T8N R5E, Section 27, on June 29, 1891 (1820 Sale-Cash Entry).


Views ...

Image, 2012, Flandersville, Washington, as seen from Jones Beach, click to enlarge
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Flandersville, Washington, as seen from Jones Beach, Oregon. Looking across the Columbia River at Flandersville, Washington, from Jones Beach, Oregon. Flandersville is just downstream of Cape Horn. Image taken September 17, 2012.
Image, 2012, Flandersville, Washington, as seen from Jones Beach, click to enlarge
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Flandersville, Washington, as seen from Jones Beach, Oregon. Looking across the Columbia River at Flandersville, Washington, from Jones Beach, Oregon. Flandersville is just downstream of Cape Horn. Image taken September 17, 2012.


From the Journals of Lewis and Clark ...

Clark, ...
 




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*River Miles [RM] are approximate, in statute miles, and were determined from USGS topo maps, obtained from NOAA nautical charts, or obtained from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website, 2003

Sources:    U.S. Bureau of Land Management's General Land Office Records (GLO) website, 2016;    U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Cadastral Survey database, 2016;   

All Lewis and Clark quotations from Gary Moulton editions of the Lewis and Clark Journals, University of Nebraska Press, all attempts have been made to type the quotations exactly as in the Moulton editions, however typing errors introduced by this web author cannot be ruled out; location interpretation from variety of sources, including this website author.
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