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Oh, the joy!

We exist as an educational, non-profit group to encourage and support this stimulation and advancement of public knowledge and awareness of the historical, social and cultural significance and heritage of the Lewis and Clark Trail within Washington state.

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Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

We are one of more than 30 chapters of the Lewis and Clark Trial Heritage Foundation. The mission of the LCTHF is to stimulate appreciation of the Lewis and Clark Expedition‘s contribution to America‘s heritage and to support education, research, development and preservation of the Lewis and Clark experience.

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Scout Patch Program

Scouts can earn a badge while learning about Lewis and Clark.

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Heinsbergen Murals

In 2004, member Kim Fitzsimmons had photographs taken of the historic Lewis and Clark murals displayed in the Lewis and Clark theater in Tukwilla before it was demolished.

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The Washington Experience

A guide funded by grants from the National Park Service, Federal Highway Administration, National Scenic Byway Program. and several Washington State agencies.

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L&C in Washington

An interactive Google map showing the route through Washington and Oregon. Zoom in, scroll, and change map views to see the details you desire.


Lewis and Clark Links

Go beyond what you find in Google by using our list of favorite Lewis and Clark websites.

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200 Books, 200 Years

A very thoughtfully compiled bibliography created by the Washington Lewis and Clark Trail Committee, our Chapter, the Lewis and Clark Trail Foundation, and the Washington State Library.

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Captain George Vancouver and the Lewis and Clark Expedition: A Round-About Connection

by Robert Heacock

Follow the history of the explorers who described and mapped the landmarks on the Pacific Northwest coast starting with the 1603 visit to Cape Blanco by Martin de Aguilar to Lewis and Clark's views of Mt. Hood as they canoed down the Columbia River in 1805.

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