• 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?

George Rogers Clark

Twenty years before the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Thomas Jefferson hoped to mount the “Clark Expedition.” In 1783, Jefferson asked William Clark’s brother and Revolutionary War hero, George Rogers Clark, to lead a cross country expedition to explore the west. Clark declined the offer.