Last updated: January 16, 2018
Lewis and Clark Expedition Traveling Trunk
The hands-on objects, images, CD, and books in this trunk are a good resource for groups unable to visit the park's museum. Click here to download the Teacher Handbook with classroom activities.
Lewis and Clark Traveling Trunk Contents (click for printable list)
2 pieces of tanned buffalo hide, one with fur, one without
Jefferson Indian Peace Medal
Dried food (currants, corn, sunflower seeds, berries, apples, comas root, buffalo meat, and lambs-quarter)
6 maps: On the Lewis and Clark Trail
Cobblestone Magazine: The Lewis and Clark Expedition 1804-1806
MacGregor, Carol Lynn, The Journals of Patrick Gass, Member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1997
Muench, David and Murphy, Dan, Lewis and Clark-Voyage of Discovery, The Story Behind the Scenery, 1999 Seventh Printing
CD: Lewis and Clark: Sounds of Discovery
Videos: The Expedition of Lewis and Clark 1804-1806 and Conviction of the Heart & The Challenge of Yellowstone
Traveling trunks are available for a period of two weeks. They are shipped via UPS with a return call tag. The fee for trunks shipped to Missouri and Illinois is $35 per trunk. The fee for trunks shipped to any of the other continental United States is $45 per trunk. Trunks shipped to Alaska and Hawaii will incur an extra charge.
Call (voice) 314-655-1635 for more information. Trunks are limited; reservations are taken up to 30 days in advance. Reservations begin for the upcoming school year on the first weekday of May.
- History, Social Studies, Westward Expansion
- National/State Standards:
- Aligns with MO and IL state standards and national standards
- Traveling Trunk