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    Lewis & Clark

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

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Nebraska City Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

Nebraska City Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center

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Welcome the to the May 2014 edition of The Trail Companion. In this edition you will find stories regarding:

  • From the Superintendent: Shortage of Funds for Visitor Center
  • Trailscapes: GIS Network: Get Involved
  • The Trailhead: Jefferson River Canoe Trail
  • Volunteers-in-Action: Tracking Time Leads to Tracking Success
  • Lewis and Clark Kite Festival Bringing People Together
  • Another Way to Learn about the Lewis and Clark Expedition
  • High Potential Historic Sites: Designation Planning
  • Little Known Facts by Dr. H. Carl Camp: Spain's 'Blockade' of the Missouri River at St. Louis
  • A Lewis and Clark Legacy Saying Goodbye

Did You Know?

Seaman was Lewis's Newfoundland dog

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.