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Lewis and Clark

Photo: Jim SayceIn November of 1805, the U.S. Corps of Volunteers for the Northwest Discovery, led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, reached the mouth of the mighty Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean at last. “Great joy in camp,” Clark wrote in his journal, “we are in View of the Ocian, this great Pacific Octean which we been So long anxious to See.”

For 18 days they struggled to seek shelter and stave off hunger on the Peninsula. The story is amazing and is told through the interpretive sites and museums dotting this region. This is where the “End of their Journey Westward” begins……

In The Footsteps of the Corps of Discovery

In The Footsteps of the Corps of Discovery

Enjoy the sight of thick green forest on steep mountains...