In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark
 From Illinois to the Pacific
June 19 - July 6, 2016

109  Day 3, June 21:  - St. Charles, MO to Independence, MO +242= 351

A diorama of Boone's Salt Lick in Arrow Rock Visitor's Center

Fort Osage

A group at a Santa Fe Trail marker in fort Osage cemetery.

At the Truman Library

In the evening Jim (Two Crows) Wallen used volunteers to show the limited life span of the mountain who came after Lewis and Clark. Thesetwo were successful and lived long lives. The rest died for various reasons. Only 2 of the 8 survived.

Dave couldn't set a trap. John's lariat broke

She cooked bear meat in a lead lined copper pot. after three days it developed botulism. Roger fell in the river and the heavy wet, wool blanket coat drowned him.

Allan couldn't blowa horn to warn the camp of intruders. Steve couldn't start a fire with flint and steel.

St. Charles to Independence Google Route Map