Tags: Lewis and Clark Trail

2019 Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Highlights

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc. (LCT) OUTREACH Programs — LCTHF grants helped fund a new travel brochure of the eastern portion of the trail; a program to preserve and teach the Lakota language; a program to teach children…

Building sustainable tourism along the Lewis and Clark NHT

Building sustainable tourism Public-private partnerships elevate historic trail experience through website by Derek Schimmel, Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Experience Project Manager, Solimar International Pittsburgh to the Pacific Ocean. 16 States. 15 American Indian reservations. 4,900 miles. 200-plus years of United States history. Community…

Partnerships propel research grant

Partnerships propel research grant NEH funding enlivens native history at Lewis and Clark Trail Summer Institute by Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc., with contributions by Dr. Stephanie Wood and Tom Smith During 2018-2020, Dr. Stephanie Wood, of the University of Oregon’s College of Education, in…

Electronic Tour Sites: Enhancing visitor experience on two historic trails

by Chrysann Jaeger, Recreation Programs Assistant and Historic Routes Project Manager, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests The Lolo Trail National Historic Landmark (NHL) encompasses the Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail (NPNHT) and Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail (LCNHT) through the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests…

Eastern Legacy Extension Act: Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail nonprofit partners provide updates

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation by Lou Ritten, President, Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) celebrated the 50th anniversary of its official establishment on March 11, 2019. The very next day, as part of the John D.…

Lewis and Clark NHT: 2018 Highlights

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) OUTREACH LCTHF proceeded with its administrative history to commemorate its 50th anniversary. LCTHF awarded small-scale ($500 to $1,000) education grants and supported National History Day with $1,000 prizes in the junior and senior high awards categories. LCTHF initiated…

More Trail Projects in Missouri

NATIONAL FRONTIER TRAILS MUSEUM In 2017, the State of Missouri transferred its ownership of the National Frontier Trails Museum (NFTM) to the City of Independence, which has enabled NFTM to dust off its future building plans and have a fresh updated look. According to the…

Lewis and Clark NHT 2017 Highlights

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc. (LCT) OUTREACH Grants — LCTHF established the Burroughs-Holland/Bicentennial Education and Scholarship Grant Program, developed criteria and an application form, and gave grants from that fund in small amounts of $500 to $1,000; LCTHF…