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Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

54th Annual Meeting

Down the Ohio 1803: The Journey Begins

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August 7–10, 2022

Meetings: Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh-Downtown
1247 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Book a room online or call the hotel directly, 412-288-4350, and reference the LCTHF group and dates.

*The Drury Hotel is booked.

Meeting registration:

Full Registration Single Day Registration Guest of Attendee Registration

Paper form (PDF) with all options.

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Preliminary Program

  • Molly’s Trolleys tour of Pittsburgh
  • Reception
  • French and Indian War
  • Albert Gallatin
  • Evening social: Pittsburgh trivia
  • Building Lewis’ barge (keelboat)
  • Jefferson scholar Bill Barker
  • Canal Transportation, the Whiskey Rebellion, and Pittsburgh in 1803
  • Moulton Lecture by Jim Holmberg
  • Dinner cruise

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Job Opening

Administrative Assistant, August 2022


Calendar of Events

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by John Montague, 2021 Photo Contest Winner, Flora and Fauna category

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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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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.


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.


Grant Programs

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


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)