Library of Congress
Early 19th Century Accounts of Westward
Journeys and Expeditions
- American Field Guide
Search this PBS online video database for film clips of animals and plants seen along
the Lewis and Clark trail. Hint: Try the term - Lewis and Clark - to get started.
- American Philosophical Society - Lewis and Clark illustrations
View a comprehensive listing of Lewis and Clark documents held
by the American Philosophical Society (APS), the Missouri Historical
Society (MHS), and the Beinecke Library (Yale).
- American Philosophical Society - Treasures of the APS - Cross country in 1804-1806
Read about and view pages of Lewis and Clarks original journals held
at the American Philosophical Society.
- American Writers Video Lessons: Lewis and Clark
Use themes, questions
and video clips from this C-Span program to create customized Lewis
- Bring Your Party Back Safe: Medicine and Health on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Learn about health and safety on the trip in this informative
presentation from the Claude Moore Health Science Library at the
University of Virginia.
- Discovering Lewis and Clark
This extensive Web site features a nineteen-part synopsis of the
expedition's story by historian Harry W. Fritz, illustrated with
selections from the journals of the expedition, photographs, maps,
animated graphics, moving pictures, and sound files.
- eThemes - Lewis and Clark Expedition
This site offers a selection of teacher previewed resources about the
Louisiana Purchase and Exploring the West
- eThemes - Lewis and Clark Expedition: York
This site offers a selection of teacher previewed resources about York,
William Clark's slave on the Corps of Discovery.
- Go West Across America with Lewis and Clark
Have your students enter their name and take an online journey with
Lewis and Clark at this National Geographic kids site.
- In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark
Explore Sierra Club's Lewis and Clark commemorative Web site.
- In the Wake of Discovery: 2004 Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Expedition
Follow Montana resident Norman Miller in the Spring of 2004 as he follows the Lewis and Clark trail armed with a digital camera and lap top computer.
- Jefferson's West
This Monticello Web site has an excellent expedition timeline and other
teaching resources. Make sure to check out the
interactive posters featuring
Lewis and Clark and Jefferson's Cabinet.
- Journals of Lewis and Clark
Read Lewis and Clark journals online at this University of Virginia American Studies site.
- The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
This site features the text of the Gary Moulton edition of the Lewis and Clark journals.
- L and C Replicas Keelboat.com
View replicas and learn about the river and lake craft used by Lewis and Clark.
- Lewis and Clark
View Lewis and Clark journals, maps and videos at this
University of Nebraska site. Journals and videos are searchable by subject and date.
- Lewis and Clark as Naturalists
Follow the Lewis and Clark trail and discover the flora and fauna as they described it along the way.
- Lewis and Clark Expedition
An excellent collection of Web sites featuring both content and activities related to Lewis and Clark.
- Lewis and Clark Online
An excellent collection of Web sites and resources compiled by educator/consultant, Gail Lovely.
- Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
This PBS Web site is a companion to the Ken Burns film.
- Lewis and Clark: The Maps of Exploration 1507-1814
This exhibition features a comprehensive collection of maps that
Thomas Jefferson, Meriwether Lewis, and William Clark studied in preparation
for the historic journey.
- The Lewis and Clark Expedition and the USGS
The Lewis and Clark Expedition was the first of many government
surveys of natural resources in the American West. Visit the United States
Geologic Survey Web site for excellent teaching resources on Lewis and Clark.
- Lewis and Clark's Expedition: Curriculum Ideas and Education Resources
This comprehensive site from the Northwest Regional Education Lab documents actual student Lewis and Clark projects.
- Life of Thomas Jefferson
Read the e-text biography of B. L. Rayner's book written in 1834.
- Mapping the West
This Smithsonian site sets the historical stage, features online access to
Lewis and Clark maps and other primary resources and provides related activities
and lesson plans.
- The Ultimate Adventure: Lewis and Clark
Visit Time's Lewis and Clark Web site featuring photos, journals, a timeline and interactive maps.