Retracing The Lewis & Clark Journey
November 14, 2005
In 1803, a team of men led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out from Pennsylvania to seek the western edge of the continent.
Exactly 200 years later, a team of history buffs, retirees and even a teenager set out to retrace the expedition -- by canoe and on foot.
Correspondent Elizabeth Wynne Johnson visited Chinook, Washington where they're marking their own arrival at the Pacific Ocean after a two-year journey.
Lewis And Clark Exhibit Opening At Oregon Historical Society
Those wanting to celebrate the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial on the coast this weekend got a dose of the cold windy rain that the explorers complained of 200 years ago.
If you're looking for an indoor activity marking the anniversary of Lewis and Clark's arrival at the Pacific Ocean, the Oregon Historical Society has the most comprehensive showing of items from the expedition possibly since the journey itself.
Before opening the doors to the public this weekend, the Historical Society gave reporters -- including OPB's Colin Fogarty -- a sneak preview.
Also on Monday's Oregon Considered