• 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?

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.