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Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

Final Portage

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by Lee Ebeling, 2021 Photo Contest Winner, Lewis and Clark Public Art category

Order your 2023 Calendar featuring all twelve 2022 Photo Contest winning photos! Call the office at (888) 701-3434 or send an email to info@lewisandclark.org.

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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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We Proceeded On Discussion Group

Join WPO readers to discuss articles from the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation’s quarterly journal, We Proceeded On.

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Land Acknowledgement

Over the past few years, LCTHF and our Chapters have taken some time during meetings to acknowledge the folks who lived on the land we are visiting. We have said our thanks to those that came before us, and appreciate their guidance and assistance when it comes to planning and preparing.

We gratefully acknowledge Native Peoples who have lived on this land for millennia. Their dedication to the land and their communities runs deep within the hearts of those past, present and future. This dedication encourages the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation to continue developing, among diverse communities, an understanding of and appreciation for the commitment of Native Peoples to this nation and the significance of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Tribal Relations

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!

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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 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)