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?
Jefferson expected the Expedition to learn about the people, plants and animals of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase. None of the men of the Expedition was a trained scientist, but fulfilling Jefferson’s instructions required skills in cartography, ethnography, botany, zoology, and meteorology.