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California Historical Landmark 657
Grave of Alexander Hamilton Willard
Franklin Cemetery
Hood-Franklin Road Near Franklin Boulevard
Franklin

California Historical Landmark 657: Grave of Alexander Hamilton Willard
California Historical Landmark 657: Grave of Alexander Hamilton Willard
22 May 2006
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Grave of Alexander Hamilton Willard

Willard, a native of New Hampshire who died March 6, 1865, was perhaps the last survivor of the exploring party sent out by President Jefferson under Captain Meriwether Lewis to discover the course and sources of the Missouri River.

Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation

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