The "Arrival at Camp River Dubois" activities at the Lewis & Clark State Historic Site in Hartford wrap up today. On January 18, 1803, President Thomas Jefferson proposed the first official government expedition to explore the vast unknown lands west of the Mississippi River. Lewis & Clark stopped on the land now known as the Riverbend about a year later.

Site Manager Brad Winn says the activities run until 4pm today.


Winn comments

After wintering at the site, on March 30, 1804, Lewis and Clark formally enlisted the soldiers and other men who would take part in the expedition. For more information about today's activities, call 251-5811.