• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

Private George Gibson

Drawing of George Gibson
Sketch copyright by Michael Haynes.
 
P.S. On the expedition I was a good hunter, and like Cruzatte, could play the fiddle but not as well. I also helped out as an interpreter with sign language. I died in St. Louis in 1809.
 

Did You Know?

1843 letter

The Museum of Westward Expansion at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial contains over 150 quotes from diaries, journals, letters and speeches. The designers of the museum felt the actual words of nineteenth century pioneers were the most powerful way to tell their story. Click to learn more. More...