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This site covers places and history along the Columbia River, following the route of Lewis and Clark in 1805 and 1806, and, Lieutenant Broughton in 1792 and Charles Wilkes in 1841, and quite a bit of local history and trivia.
The Lewis & Clark Expedition - a pivotal moment in American history. But the story of York, a slave to William Clark and comrade on this journey, has been obscured by omission and stereotype. Learn about this unofficial member of the Corps of Discovery.
At one time, the largest landowner in North America was the Hudson's Bay Company, a vast British trading enterprise. In the early 1800s, Fort Vancouver served as the HBC headquarters in the Oregon Country employing hundreds of people from over 35 different ethnic groups.
focuses on the years 1807-1812, the time that Thompson spent primarily in the Canadian Rocky Mountains and northwestern United States, and the significant contributions that he made to the history of the American Northwest.
James Cook Geographer, historical consultant and bestselling author Vanessa Collingridge searches for the man behind the legend as she traces his story in a series that is part biography, part travelogue and completely enthralling.
This television series tells the history and prehistory of Canada, with dramatic recreations of historical events and including many hours of archival footage, documentary evidence from the native Canadians through British and French settlers to modern times.
ells the story of the most important expedition in American history, led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Includes the stories of the young army men, French-Canadian boatmen, Clark's African-American slave, and the Shoshone woman named Sacagawea who went with them.
From the Revolution through the California Gold Rush, it tells the visceral, immersive narrative of the American frontier through the eyes of the most iconic figures who explored and fought to claim the country's vast wilderness. It portrayals of Daniel Boone, Tecumseh, Lewis & Clark, Davy Crockett, Andrew Jackson, John Fremont, Kit Carson.
"If ye valuest thy immortal soul, open not this accursed chest." So reads the inscription on the 400-year-old metal box found by teen psychic on her Aunt's farm. (Relates to Sir Francis Drake's exploration of California)