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    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut bridge will be closed as of today Monday, March 31, 2014. This will leave the Pine St. bridge as the Arch grounds point of entry to and from the city. The new Walnut St. bridge will open next Friday to foot traffic.

Private Robert Frazer

Drawing of Robert Frazer
Sketch copyright by Michael Haynes.
 
P.S. I was not supposed to be part of the permanent party to the Pacific Ocean, but Moses Reed was kicked out of the Corps and I was given the chance to go. I kept a journal of the trip, and received permission from the captains to publish it, but for some reason it has been lost to history. A map I made of the voyage has survived. I settled in Franklin County, Missouri and died in 1837.
 

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Cartoon grouse

The Lewis and Clark expedition sent back animals to President Jefferson from Ft. Mandan. Four magpies, a prairie dog, and a sharptailed grouse were sent back with Corporal Warfington. Unfortunately, only the prairie dog and one magpie survived the arduous journey. Learn more about the journey here. More...