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Food of the corps of discovery: bison

Exactly where did those buffalo roam?

The name "travellers rest"

This unique site shares its name with many other places...find out why.

clothing & equipment of the corps: Moccasins

Could you walk a mile (or 4,000) in their shoes?

Lesser known members of the Corps of Discovery: Nathaniel Pryor

Nathaniel Hale Pryor was one of the first men selected for the Corps of Discovery.  Captain Clark called him a man of "character and ability."  Was his faith in Pryor well-placed? 

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Dig Deeper

Each month, a group of dedicated volunteers, local experts,  and knowledgeable Lewis & Clark enthusiasts gather at Travelers' Rest State Park to discuss intriguing aspects of the Corps of Discovery and their journey.  Known affectionately as the Clarkkies (something like Star Trek's Trekkies), the group is working to share their knowledge through this web page.  Check back often for new articles and insights.

YORK: INVOLUNTARY AMBASSADOR

How did an enslaved man contribute to the success of the Expedition?  What was his life like afterward?