From the Plains to the Pacific
Between May 1804 and September 1806, 31 men, one woman, and a baby traveled from the plains of the Midwest to the shores of the Pacific Ocean. They called themselves the Corps of Discovery. In their search for a water route to the Pacific Ocean, they opened a window into the west for the young United States.Read More
Did You Know?
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.