This is a portrait of explorer William Clark, 1770-1838, who traveled with Meriwether Lewis on the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806) to explore the source of the Missouri River to determine a navigable course across the Pacific Northwest. Their journey would take them through what is now Kansas City and westward across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean at the mouth of the Columbia River.
This image can be used to discuss the Lewis and Clark Expedition and also William Clark's solo career.
Item Number: 773
Call Number: B , Clark,William , *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 773
Curriculum - 4th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - Individuals and developments (Benchmark 1) - Early Kansas explorers (Indicator 3)
People - Men
People - Notable People - Clark, William
Thematic Time Period - Exploration, 1541 - 1820