Lewis and Clark in Kentucky
Lewis & Sheheke
Meriwether Lewis, coleader of the 1803-1806 Lewis and Clark Expedition, was in Frankfort from Nov. 13-15, 1806. Party included Mandan Chief Sheheke and family and delegation of Osage Indians. Group traveling to Washington to visit Pres. Thos. Jefferson. Over.
William Clark in Frankfort
William Clark, coleader of 1803-1806 Lewis & Clark Expedition, visited Frankfort many times. On Oct. 29, 1809, he confirmed the death of Mreiwether Lewis and discussed it with Christopher Greenup, Charles Scott, and others while passing through Frankfort on way to Washington.
Presented by the Ohio River Chapter-Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, National Park Service, Ky. Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission, Capital City Museum.