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Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)

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View Resource Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America

A premiere exhibition that focuses on western exploration, Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America is scheduled to open at the Library of Congress in July 2003. For the Internet community, the Library of Congress has provided an online exhibit featuring some of the artifacts that will showcase at the actual exhibition, along with background information on each piece. A...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/lewisandclark/lewisandclark.html
View Resource The National Council of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial

In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson sent Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on an expedition westward in the hope of mapping a transcontinental water route to the Pacific Ocean. The National Council of the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial is a coalition of agencies created to mark the 200th anniversary of Lewis and Clark's three-year journey. At the group's Web site, visitors will find the...

http://www.lewisandclark200.org/
View Resource Lewis & Clark: The National Bicentennial Exhibition

Beginning in January 2004, the Lewis & Clark National Bicentennial Exhibition was set on display in St. Louis to commemorate this rather pivotal event in American history -- the first transcontinental journey across North America. This complementary online exhibition is designed to let people follow in the footsteps of the expedition, and in the words of the introduction, "to meet people different...

http://www.lewisandclarkexhibit.org/
View Resource Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition Online

The experiences of Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and their companions as they moved through the American West continue to fascinate almost 200 years after they were recorded during their three-year expedition. A number of scholars have marveled at the experiences of these individuals including the legendary historian Bernard De Voto and also the late Stephen Ambrose. This remarkable website...

https://lewisandclarkjournals.unl.edu/