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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, Market St. and Pine St. bridges are closed. This leaves Walnut St. as the only point of entry to the Arch grounds from the city. If you park in the Arch garage there is access from the north end of the park. See maps. More »

Sgt. John Ordway

Drawing of John Ordway
Sketch copyright by Michael Haynes.
 
P.S. At the end of the expedition I accompanied Capt. Lewis and a party of Indians to Washington, D.C., took my discharge and returned to New Hampshire. I returned to Missouri to settle in 1809, became prosperous and married. Both I and my wife had died by 1817.
 

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The Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was a gathering place for pioneers going west. It was also the site of several important nineteeth century trials which helped fuel major changes to the American way of life. To learn more about the Old Courthouse click here. More...