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Lewis and Clark in the News- May 13, 2004

BICENTENNIAL enthusiasm continues to grow for Lewis and Clark
Kansas City Star (subscription) - Kansas City, MO, USA
ST. LOUIS - Like aging rock stars on a comeback tour, explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark are enjoying a huge surge in popularity. ...

LEWIS and Clark silver dollar unveiled
Springfield News Leader - Springfield, MO, USA
... in the background and a tile mosaic in the floor representing the importance of rivers to Missouri's history, a new Lewis and Clark bicentennial silver dollar ...

LEWIS and Clark stamps to be unveiled Friday
Seattle Post Intelligencer - Seattle, WA, USA
... Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco and Fort Clatsop in Astoria, Ore., will mark the release of three new US Postal Service stamps honoring the Lewis and Clark expedition ...

LEWIS and Clark
Skieston Standard Democrat - Sikeston, MO, USA
Third, fourth and fifth grade students at Matthews Elementary School in Matthews perform a song in their play "Lewis and Clark: Discovery, A Celebration of ...

THIRD-GRADERS beat high schoolers in history quiz
Fort Worth Star Telegram (subscription) - Fort Worth, TX, USA
... Russom became fascinated with Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's journey about five years ago after reading Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas ...

GT set to share journals of Lewis and Clark
Corvallis Gazette Times - Corvallis, OR, USA
Beginning Friday, the Gazette-Times will feature excerpts from the journals of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark compiled during the expedition of their Corps ...

LEWIS & Clark Stamps Come to Bi-State Area
Yahoo News (press release) - USA
St. LOUIS, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the leaders of the 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark expedition, will begin a new journey May 14 when ...

LEWIS and Clark's List: Opium and 'Portable Soup'
Reuters - USA
... the going got tough, the tough went shopping: opium, inkstands, sealing wax and "portable soup" were all on the list of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William ...

THOUSANDS of books of explorer stamps to be released
KTVB - Boise, ID, USA
... it ordered ten-thousand books of stamps. One stamp depicts Meriwether Lewis, a second shows William Clark and a third has both.

FAMILY donates Lewis and Clark documents
Kansas City Star (subscription) - Kansas City, MO, USA
... a steamer trunk that belonged to Joan Aitson's grandmother, evidence of the family's encounter with explorers William Clark and Meriwether Lewis stayed tucked ...

MARILYN HAGERTY COLUMN: Lewis and Clark students hit trail
Grand Forks Herald - Grand Forks, ND, USA
... Seaman, the dog, is also a favorite in the Lewis and Clark saga. Skyler Knotts notes, "He was a hunter dog. His owner was Captain Meriwether Lewis.".

May 13, 2004