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Links to Lewis & Clark Tourism and Commemoration Websites
Links to Websites of Places Featured in the Lewis & Clark Itinerary
Selected Bibliography for Lewis & Clark

Children's Literature

Links to Lewis & Clark Tourism and Commemoration Websites

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, National Park Service
This 3,700 mile-long trail follows the expedition's route as closely as possible given the changes over the years.

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial National Historic Site, National Park Service, and Lewis and Clark Journey of Discovery
The Memorial's Museum of Westward Expansion presents an overview of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, as does their excellent website.

National Council of the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial
In cooperation with State, Federal, and Tribal governments, the mission of the National Council of the Lewis & Clark Bicentennial is to commemorate the journey, re-kindle its spirit of discovery, and acclaim the contributions and goodwill of the native peoples.

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
For more than 30 years, the Foundation has been the pre-eminent nonprofit organization coordinating efforts to promote the heritage of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

This website is a partnership among 32 Federal agencies and organizations aimed at providing a single, easy-to-use web portal with information about various Lewis and Clark historic places.

PBS Online: Lewis and Clark
PBS explores the Lewis and Clark Expedition, offering biographies on the members of the Corps of Discovery, information about the Indian tribes, journal entries, a timeline and a living history.

Discovering Lewis and Clark
A multimedia rich site about the visions and values inherent in the Northwest as Lewis and Clark saw it, and the way it is seen today.

The Journals of Lewis and Clark
Presented by the American Studies department of the University of Virginia, this site offers excerpts from the journals of Lewis and Clark.

World Heritage Sites
Monticello, one of the sites highlighted in this itinerary, is also a desingated World Heritage Site.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Learn about the programs of and membership in the oldest national nonprofit preservation organization. In 2003, the Trust offered two National Trust Tours which follow the footsteps of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Historic Hotels of America
A feature of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Heritage Traveler program that provides information on historic hotels and package tours in the vicinity of this itinerary.

National Park Service Office of Sustainable Tourism
National Parks have been interwoven with tourism from their earliest days. This website highlights the ways in which the National Park Service promotes and supports sustainable, responsible, informed, and managed visitor use through cooperation and coordination with the tourism industry.

National Scenic Byways Program
This website, maintained by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, includes information on state and nationally designated byway routes throughout America based on their archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities. Visit the America’s Byways Beartooth Highway website for more ideas.

Teaching with Historic Places: Lesson Plan
The Lewis and Clark Expedition is the subject of the online lesson plan The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Documenting the Uncharted Northwest produced by Teaching with Historic Places, a National Park Service program that offers classroom-ready lesson plans on properties listed in the National Register.

Teaching with Historic Places
This website, maintained by the National Park Service, offers online classroom-ready place-based lesson plans created by historians and educators to help teachers use historic places in the classroom.  Each lesson is linked to national standards for history and the social studies.

Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itineraries 
Other travel itineraries in the National Park Service's ongoing series include many historic destinations that you can visit online or in person.  Each itinerary spotlights a different geographic region, community, or theme.

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Links to Websites of Places Featured in the Lewis & Clark Travel Itinerary

Selected Bibliography for Lewis & Clark

Ambrose, Stephen E. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Bergon, Frank, ed. The Journals of Lewis and Clark. New York: Penguin Books, 1989.

Betts, Robert B. In Search of York: The Slave Who Went to the Pacific With Lewis and Clark. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2000.

Billington, Ray Allen and James Blaine Hedges. Westward Expansion: A History of the American Frontier. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949.

Clarke, Charles G. The Men of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: A Biographical Roster of the Fifty-one Members and a Composite Diary of Their Activities from all the Known Sources. Glendale, California: A. H. Clark Co., 1970.

DeVoto, Bernard, ed. The Journals of Lewis and Clark. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1997.

Duncan, Dayton. Lewis & Clark: An Illustrated History. New York: Knopf, 1997.

Fanselow, Julie. Traveling the Lewis and Clark Trail. Guilford, Connecticut: Globe Pequot Press, 2003.

Ferris, Robert G. and Roy E. Appleman, eds. Lewis and Clark: Historic Places Associated With Their Transcontinental Exploration (1804-06). Washington, D.C.: United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1975.

Fifer, Barbara and Vicky Soderberg. Along the Trail with Lewis and Clark. Helena, Montana: Farcountry Press, 2002.

Furtwangler, Albert. Acts of Discovery: Visions of America in the Lewis and Clark Journals. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1993.

Hunsaker, Joyce Badgley. Sacagawea: Beyond the Shining Mountains With Lewis and Clark. Boise: Tamarack Books, 2000.

Jackson, Donald, ed. Letters of the Lewis and Clark Expedition With Related Documents 1783-1854. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1962.

Jones, Landon Y., ed. The Essential Lewis and Clark. New York: Ecco Press, 2000.

Lamar, Howard, ed. The New Encyclopedia of the American West. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Lavender, David. The Way to the Western Sea: Lewis and Clark Across the Continent. New York: Anchor Books, 1990.

Mansfield, Leslie. The Lewis & Clark Cookbook: Historic Recipes from the Corps of Discovery & Jefferson's America. Berkeley: Celestial Arts, 2002.

Moulton, Gary E., ed. The Journals of Lewis and Clark, Volumes 1-13. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1983-2001.

National Park Service. Coronado National Memorial. Arizona. (pamphlet) Washington, D.C.: government Printing Office, 1974.

Rodger, Tod. Bicycle Guide to the Lewis & Clark Trail. Harvard, MA: Deerfoot Publications, 2000.

Schmidt, Thomas. National Geographic Guide to the Lewis & Clark Trail. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2002.

Seibert, Erika K. Martin, comp. The Earliest Americans Theme Study for the Eastern United States (draft). Washington, D.C.: National Historic Landmarks Survey, NRHE, National Park Service, 2002.

Slaughter, Thomas P. Exploring Lewis and Clark: Reflections on Men and Wilderness. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.

Thwaites, Rueben Gold, ed. The Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: Atlas. 1904. Reprint, Scituate, Massachussets: Digital Scanning, 2001.

Children's Literature

Adler, David. A Picture Book of Sacagawea. New York: Holiday House, 2000.

Bergen, Lara. The Travels of Lewis & Clark. Austin, Texas: Steadwell Books, 2000.

Bowen, Andy Russell. The Back of Beyond: A Story About Lewis and Clark. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books, 1997.

Christian, Mary Blount. Who'd Believe John Colter? New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1993.

Faber, Harold. Lewis and Clark. New York: Benchmark Books/Marshall Cavendish, 2001.

Myers, Laurie. Lewis and Clark and Me. New York: Scholastic, Inc, 2002.

Scheuerman, Richard and Arthur Ellis, eds. The Expeditions of Lewis & Clark and Zebulon Pike: North American Journeys of Discovery Travelogue. Madison, Wisconsin: Demco, 2001.

National Geographic's Lewis and Clark web site features children's activities

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