Category Archives: Lewis and Clark History

Lewis & Clark Reunion #9

  September 10 & 11  (This Saturday & Sunday) NO ADMISSION!! Saturday, September 10 9am-3pm  Boat interpretation by Mike Bowman 9am-3pm  River navigation by Butch “Mr. Keelboat” Bouvier 9am-3pm  Fur display by mountain man John “Lizard” Wilcox 10am-3pm  Earth Lodge … Continue reading

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Reunion 7 Commercial!

Please check out our commercial for Reunion 7!  We hope to see you this weekend!!   LEWIS AND CLARK MASTER

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Lewis & Clark Reunion 6

LEWIS & CLARK REUNION 6 September 14 & 15, 2013 WEEKEND ADMISSION FREE Big Boot Book on display Saturday, September 14, 2013 9am – 4pm Butch Bouvier “Mr. Keelboat” interpreting on and around the Keelboat 9am – 4pm John “Lizard” … Continue reading

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Lewis & Clark Postage Stamp Exhibit

Due to the generosity of Boys Town in Omaha our center now has an exhibit of Lewis & Clark Postage Stamps and a related history of the expedition.  It is an exhibit worth seeing and is located in the classroom … Continue reading

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Sites to see on the Lewis and Clark Center Trails

When the weather in Nebraska City cooperates, the trails at our Lewis and Clark Visitors center are a great activity. One of the highlights of the trail hike is the Native American Earth Lodge – which is a replicate of … Continue reading

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Lewis and Clark Searches for Omaha Tribe

In August of 1804, Lewis and Clark passed the Omaha village of Tonwantonga and found it empty. The Omaha lived in what is now northeastern Nebraska, where the Niobrara River flows into the Missouri. During the 1790’s the settlement had … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson, Founder of a Nation

Did you know that Thomas Jefferson (sent out the Lewis and Clark Expedition) was a very remarkable man who started learning very early in life and never stopped. Age 5,  began studying with his cousin’s tutor Age 9,  studied Latin, … Continue reading

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Lewis and Clark’s Nebraska Discoveries

The Nebraska City area is a place which holds much historical significance in Lewis and Clark Expedition history. It’s important to note that this journey was a scientific expedition, set out to discover and study new plants, animals and places … Continue reading

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Nebraska and its Relationship to Lewis and Clark

The Corps of Discovery included several non-military members, including the infamous Sacagawea – a Shoshone Indian who was kidnapped at the age of 12 by a war party of Hidatsa Indians. Throughout the expedition, the men encountered many Indian tribes; … Continue reading

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Looking into the Corps of Discovery

The expedition was executed by Lewis and Clark, four Sergeants, 20 privates and several non-military members. As mentioned in the previous article, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark are, of course, the members primarily discussed when referencing the expedition – but … Continue reading

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