• 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-Tennessee

Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis as portrayed by the Discovery Expedition of St. Charles.

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Natchez Trace Parkway
Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804
(800) 305-7417

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Did You Know?

Columbia River

Jefferson sent the Corps of Discovery to find the "most direct & practicable water communication across [the] continent." Although the Corps did not find the water route Jefferson had hoped for, they did explore 4 major rivers: the Missouri, the Columbia, the Snake, and the Yellowstone.