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Lewis and Clark (local, statewide, regional and national)

  • Keel Boats by A.C. Butch Bouvier, Replicas of keel boats are on display at Lewis and Clark State Park on Blue Lake near Onawa, Iowa. These keel boats were researched, designed, and constructed by A.C. Butch Bouvier with the dedicated help of many local volunteers. They are the property of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
  • Lewis and Clark in North Dakota. In 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led an expedition up the Missouri River on their way to the Pacific Ocean. In North Dakota they met a young Shoshone woman named Sakakawea who helped guide them to the Yellowstone River the following year. They also spent the winter of 1804-1805 here.
  • Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, located in eleven states: Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington.
  • Lewis and Clark Tours, join the journey by covered wagon or horseback as we follow Lewis and Clark's path up the beautiful Missouri River.
  • Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, coordinates national efforts to promote the heritage of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
  • National Geographic - Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West, National Geograhpic's new large-format film. With stunning aerial cinematography and meticulous recreations, Lewis and Clark dramatizes the legendary early 19th-century expedition that crossed the uncharted North American West.
  • National Geographic - Lewis and Clark Online Base Camp. Encamped in uncharted territory, Lewis and Clark surely wondered what lay beyond the crackle and hiss of each night's campfire - and what lay ahead. Gather round the flames for National Geographic's tales of high adventure.
  • Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation. The Foundation is a nonprofit organization which manages and maintains Fort Mandan and the North Dakota Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. Fort Mandan was the Wintering Post of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in 1804-1805. At Fort Mandan this military expedition was befriended by the Mandan and Hidatsa Tribes, who showed them how to survive the often-brutal winter. Sakakawea joined the Expedition here.
  • North Dakota Lewis and Clark Resource Collection, guided by the North Dakota Lewis & Clark Resource Coalition, a group of partners committed to bringing the history and valuable education of the Lewis & Clark Expedition to K-12 classrooms.
  • PBS Online: "Lewis and Clark", Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, a film by Ken Burns.
  • University of Virginia Library. Exploring the West from Monticello: A Perspective in Maps from Columbus to Lewis and Clark.
 
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