• 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

Stories

The story section of History and Culture begins with an endeavor we refer to as Little Known Facts about the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

As the future un-folds we will bring more stories of the history and culture of the Trail to readers. Stay tuned.

Did You Know?

Pressed plant from Expedition, now at the Academy of Natural Sciences

The Corps of Discovery didn’t discover anything. Everything the Corps reported on- plants, animals, landforms - had been known to and used by American Indian tribes for generations. The Corps were, however, the first to record these items for science.