March 14, 2016

On May 14, 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark embarked on a journey across the uncharted lands of the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase. On their return trip, they traversed the Missouri River, traveling through what is now St. Joseph.

A number of places in the St. Joseph area have been designated as National Park Service certified Lewis and Clark national Historic trail commemorative sites. Explore these sites and relive the excitement of their journey.

Further explore the Lewis & Clark trail here.

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