• 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

Lewis and Clark Visitor Centers-South Dakota

Capitol building at Pierre, South Dakota, with Corps of Discovery II truck.
Capitol building at Pierre, South Dakota, with Corps of Discovery II truck.
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Capitol building in Pierre, South Dakota with Corps of Discovery II truck.

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Lewis and Clark Lake Visitor Center
PO Box 710
Yankton, SD 57078
Phone: (402) 667-2546

South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center
900 Governor’s Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-3458

Akta Lakota Museum
& Cultural Center

St. Joseph’s Indian School
1301 N. Main Street
Chamberlain, SD 57325
Phone: (800) 798-3452

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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.