• 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

Schedule Of Events

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail
Third Thursdays Program Series

Third Thursday Programs are held March through October at:
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters
Midwest Regional Office of the National Park Service
601 Riverfront Drive
Omaha, Nebraska 68102

Programs are free to the public and offer a diverse array of topic areas related to the Lewis and Clark era in American History.

flyer advertising a first person account of York's mother Rose by Marlene Rivero

Third Thursday Program Series Flyer November 2013


Re-scheduled due to the Government Shutdown

Thursday, November 14, 2013
6:30-7:30 PM

For more than a decade, Marlene Rivero has been using first-person dramatization to showcase African-American women and their role in history. Join us for a unique perspective into the little known life of York, from a mother's eyes.

*The content of this program is appropriate for families.


LAST Third Thursday Program for 2013

*November 14

Marlene Rivero

Listen to stories of York's mother, whose enslaved son was the only African-American on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

*Programs appropriate for all ages. Familes are encouraged to attend.
Re-scheduled due to the Government Shutdown

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Did You Know?

Women at Powwow

The Lewis and Clark Expedition was to record "the names of the nations & their numbers.” Interactions with American Indians were, however, more than a record of names and numbers. They were matters of survival and success. Trade with tribes and the information they provided sustained the Expedition.