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Long Beach

It is a summer resort town with events that attract large numbers of tourists. In 1881, H. H. Tinker named the place when he built a large hotel. This hard, sandy beach faces the Pacific Ocean and is three hundred feet wide at low tide.

While much of the beach is open year round to vehicles, the beach is a designated state highway with a speed limit of 25 mph.

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Lewis and Clark Monument

The varicolored stones in the Lewis and Clark Monument at Long Beach were contributed by various communities along the route followed by the Lewis and Clark Expedition. To the monument is attached a marble plaque marking the end of the north coastal exploration. Long Beach now has a new Lewis and Clark monument. Dedicated in 1990, the Lewis and Clark Memorial Park features a bronze sculpture of the pair resting aside a tree.