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.
Did You Know?
Seaman, Lewis’s Newfoundland dog, joined the Expedition in Philadelphia when Lewis purchased him for $20. On the journey, Seaman served the Corps as hunter, sentry, and companion. Upon reaching the Pacific, Seaman became the first dog to travel the breadth of the North American continent.