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Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

Virtual Events

Or Perish in the Attempt: Wilderness Medicine in the Lewis & Clark Expedition
Book club meeting with the actual author, Dr. David Peck!
18 October 2020, 3:30PM Central, via Zoom
Visit lewisandclarkkc.org for details.

Fort Leavenworth Kansas Frontier Army Museum
Fayelee Overmann, museum technician and Foundation member, will lead us through the museum, focusing on Lewis and Clark and then, the Frontier Army.
This event is currently being re-scheduled. Stay tuned!

Join or Donate

Your membership or donation supports the work we do and you also will receive a subscription to our prestigious journal, We Proceeded On.

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Calendar of Events

Find a Lewis and Clark event near you. Non-members are welcome.

Calendar

William P. Sherman Library and Archives

The Sherman Library includes more than 3,000 rare and modern books, pamphlets, journals and ephemera. The archive contains the papers of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, research materials gathered by scholars, and genealogical information on each of the Corps of Discovery members. View our online catalogs.

Library

Grant Programs

We administer a variety of grant programs that help organizations promote or protect the Lewis and Clark trail.

Grants

Discover Lewis & Clark

Our educational website provides the most comprehensive Lewis and Clark information on the web!

Visit Discover Lewis & Clark

Lewis collects Camas specimens at Packer Meadows

We Proceeded Online!

We Proceeded On, is our quarterly journal. Its name derives from a phrase that appears repeatedly in the collective journals of the expedition. All issues one year or older are online along with with bonus content.

Proceed Online
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Travel the Trail

Plan your next adventure along the historic Lewis and Clark trail. Our travel pages include an interactive map and sites compiled region.

Travel Pages

Explore the Ohio River

The Ohio River is now part of the National Historic Trail. This PDF brochure shows you the sites visited by Lewis and Clark on their journey between Pittsburgh and St. Louis in the fall of 1803.

Ohio Brochure (PDF)

Find a Chapter

We have chapters throughout the United States, and each one specializes in connecting you with the Lewis and Clark story in its geographic area.

Chapters