• photo of a replica keelboat with a crew member on the bow at sunset

    Lewis & Clark

    National Historic Trail ID,IL,IA,KS,MO,MT,NE,ND,OR,SD,WA

Little Known Facts Archives

Little Known Facts by Dr. Carl H. Camp are published quarterly in The Trail Companion, the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail's newsletter and in the History and Culture section of the website.

Looking for previously published Little Known Facts? You can find them here in the archives:

Little Known Fact #1

Little Known Fact #2

Little Known Fact #3

Little Known Fact #4

Little Known Fact #5: Meriwhether Lewis's Not So Secret Mission

Little Known Fact #6: Captain Lewis's Dilemma

Did You Know?

An Expedition journal

For 200 years, the Expedition journals have been the source for knowledge and understanding of the Corps of Discovery. There are, however, more than 50 tribes whose oral histories also record the events and people of the Corps.