• 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-Virginia

Cabinet room at Monticello with red leather chair, writing table, books and grandfather clock.
Cabinet room at Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson.
NPS photo

Book room at Monticello, home of
Thomas Jefferson.

NPS Photo

PO Box 316
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone:(804) 984-9800

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Did You Know?

Tools of scienc

Jefferson expected the Expedition to learn about the people, plants and animals of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase. None of the men of the Expedition was a trained scientist, but fulfilling Jefferson’s instructions required skills in cartography, ethnography, botany, zoology, and meteorology.