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Monday, May 10, 2004
MERIWETHER LEWIS AND WILLIAM CLARK charted a land route from Missouri to what is now the Pacific Northwest, helping advance a young nation's claim to those lands. In honor of the bicentennial of their expedition, we're taking periodic looks at their journey and what it has meant.
Standing at the intersection of history

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Photo galleries
· The trail today
· Chinook tribe

· Visitor information
· Lewis & Clark Web sites

The journey Retracing the route

Unlocking the secrets of 'Unknown Country'

'This wasn't some unsettled place before
they got here'

Peace medals were utterly new and strange

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· Two Journeys: From Discovery
to denial, the Chinooks survive
· A horticultural heritage


ThumbnailReliving explorers' soggy experience

Fort Clatsop is Lewis & Clark
history headquarters

Riverboat cruise showcases Columbia

Guidebooks for exploring America

Bicentennial celebrations planned as tourists trek the trail

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