MORE ABOUT LEWIS AND CLARK IN IDAHO
Lewis and Clark: What Else Happened
This weblog explores the historical context of the Lewis and Clark expedition, which left St. Louis on May 14, 1804 and returned on September 23, 1806. For each corresponding day during 2004-06, the weblog will summarize the expedition’s activities and describe something else that was happening in American history on that day.
Clark in Idaho,
Idaho website commemorating the Lewis and Clark Expedition is
the place to start your tour. It includes maps, journal entries
at points of interest and Idaho museums along the trail This section
provides contact information for the state and federal organizations
involved in bicentennial planning projects in Idaho.
MORE ABOUT THE NEZ PERCE
National Historical Trail, Spalding, ID
The Nez Perce
(or the Nimiípu or Nee-Me-Poo) Trail stretches from Wallowa Lake,
Oregon, to the Bear Paw Battlefield near Chinook.
These people, who fed the starving Corps as they
came down from the Rockies, introduced them to Indian nations
down the Columbia River system, and cared for their horses over
the winter of 1805-1806 were evicted from their homeland by the
U.S. in 1877. The National Historic Trail helps tell the Nez Perce
Take a virtual
tour, see photos and art related to major sites along the trail,
along with descriptions of each site and its historical and cultural
Official Website of the Nez Perce Tribe from Lapwai, Idaho.
National Historical Park,
has ideas for activities that include hikes, nature and science,
history and culture in the park which is located in Idaho, Montana,
Oregon and Washington.
National Historic Park/Headquarters
On US 12 at US 95, 208-843-2261
MORE ABOUT THE LEMHI-SHOSHONE and SACAGAWEA
site of Sacajawea's people, the Lemhi-Shoshone
the history of the Lemhi Shoshone, who they are, where they live
and their future hopes with articles and photos.
page for the birthplace of Sacajawea, Lemhi County, Idaho. http://www.sacajaweahome.com/
you will find archives filled with historically correct information
concerning Sacajawea and the valley she was born in, Lemhi County,
AND HISTORY IN NATIONAL FORESTS ALONG THE LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL
Clark on the Clearwater National Forest
Clark on the Lolo Trail/ Driving
the Lolo Motorway
Plants on the Trail
Where to get your travel permit
Other Clearwater Forest Links:
Clark on the Salmon-Challis National Forest
Clark on the Bitterroot National Forest
Clark on the Lolo National Fores
The Lewis & Clark / Lolo Trail
EVENTS IN IDAHO, and THE NATION
Clark Bicentennial Commemoration Signature Events
In Idaho: On June 14-17, 2006, the Niimiipuu (The Nez Perce) will
commemorate a relationship between the Lewis and Clark Expedition
and the Niimiipuu by hosting a National Signature Event, entitled,
"Among the Niimiipuu."
Ethel Greene Bicentennial Coordinator,
P.O. Box 365 Lapwai, ID 83540
Phone: (208) 843-2253 x. 3511
The Missouri Historical Society has released the first phase of
the Lewis and Clark National Bicentennial Exhibition web site. Please
visit to discover what the exhibit is all about, where it is going,
and much, much more.
Click on a present-day
city on the map below for information on what was happening
with the Lewis and Clark Expedition when they were in that area.http://www.lewisandclark.com/regionwseven/region7.html
Lewis and Clark http://www.lewis-clark.org/
This is 19-part synopsis of the expedition by Harry Fritz, Professor
of History at the University of Montana. It contains over 1000 pages
with historical insights, photographs, maps, sounds, graphics and
pictures. New content is added monthly.
you plan your tour and stops, don't forget to take along descriptions
about plants, animals, and geology you'll find along the way.
HELPFUL LINKS FOR VISITING IDAHO
Idaho Travel and Tourism Guide
maps, images, events, regional information to help plan your trip.
for exhibits and information about Idaho history
and Tourism Initiative
Recreation and Tourism Initiative (IRTI), is a coalition of state
and federal agencies working together to provide better information
for outdoor enthusiasts.
Clark Trips in Idaho
Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association
View listings for over 250 outfitters & guides and related services.
CITIES ALONG THE LEWIS & CLARK TRAIL
List and Links: Contact a local newspaper or magazine for any local information
you might need.