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Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

2020 Annual Meeting

Home Places and New Spaces
August 3-5, 2020

  • Virtual Tours
    • Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center
    • Monticello Visitor's Center
    • James and Dolly Madison's Montpelier
    • Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall
    • "Home Places and New Spaces" a film featuring homes and sites of key expedition people.
  • Presentations
    • Dr. Elizabeth Chew answers "What happened to the University of Virginia Lewis and Clark artifacts".
    • "A Vote for Democracy: Online Learning," by Alexandria Searls.
    • Dr. Jeffrey Hantman presents "A contemporary view of Monacan country in 1803" with overviews of what came before and after for Native Americans in Virginia
    • "The Corps of Discovery and Thomas Jefferson: Prehistory and Aftermath," the third annual Moulton Lecture delivered by Dr. J. Jefferson Looney
    • "Re-imagining America: The Maps of Lewis and Clark," by Carolyn Ives Gilman.
  • Happy hour with shared historic recipes
  • Exclusive online auction
  • Awards ceremony
Meeting Information

Jefferson's Monticello

A classic revival southern plantation
© Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello. Used by permission.

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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.


Grant Programs

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


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
Screenshot of Google Map showing the Lewis and Clark trail

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.