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.
Day 1 - Thursday, April 5, 2001
7:30 a.m. Registration8:00 - 8:30 - Introduction and Welcome
Gary W. Easton, Superintendent, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
8:30 - 9:25 - Keynote Speaker
John Mack Faragher, Howard R. Lamar Center for the
9:25 - 9:35 - Break
Morning Sessions - American Indians in the Mississippi River Valley Before Lewis and
10:35 - 11:00 - Discussion
11:00 - 11:15 - Break
12:15 - 12:35 - Discussion
12:35 - 2:00 p.m. - Lunch and tour of the Museum of Westward Expansion on your own
Afternoon Sessions - African American Life in the Colonial Era Mississippi River Valley
3:30 - 4:00 - Discussion
4:00 - 4:10 - Break
4:10 - 5:10 - Walking Tour of the Site of Colonial St. Louis - Bob Moore,
5:10 - Wrap-up and return to hotel.
Day 2 - Friday, April 6, 2001
(Bus Transportation from the Drury Plaza Hotel and return provided by the NPS). Bus departs promptly at 7:45 a.m.
8:15 a.m. - Welcome
Nicola Longford, Vice President for Community Services, Missouri Historical Society
8:30 - 9:15 - "Setting the Stage - Colonial St. Louis and its Neighbors" (French/Spanish Settlements, Indians and the U.S.)
Jay Gitlin, Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders, Yale University
9:15 - 9:30 - Discussion
9:30 - 9:45 - Break
Morning Sessions - Indian People in the Missouri River Valley Before Lewis and Clark
11:30 - Noon - Discussion
Noon - 1:30 p.m. - Lunch and Tour of the New Museum Exhibits at Missouri Historical Society on your own
Afternoon Sessions - The People of Colonial Louisiana
2:30 - 2:45 - Break
2:45 - 3:45 - "A Musical Journey to Colonial Illinois" - Spirited Old World traditional music carried to the Illinois Country by soldiers, traders, voyageurs, and habitants
Dr. Denise Wilson and Michael Lewis, Lafayette, Indiana.
3:45 - 4:00 - Break
Carmen González Lopez-Briones, U.S. Embassy, Madrid, Spain
4:30 - 5:00 - Discussion, Wrap-up
5:00 - 5:30 - Return to hotel by bus; bus leaves MHS at 5:30.
Day 3 - Saturday, April 7, 2001
Meet at the Drury Plaza Hotel at 8 a.m. Bus Transportation Provided by the NPS. Tour Conducted by F. Terry Norris, District Archeologist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Did You Know?
Pierre Cruzatte and George Gibson brought their fiddles along on the Lewis and Clark expedition. Their music entertained the group on many evenings. Click here to learn more about Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. More...