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Kayaks Hit Missouri River For South Dakota Challenge

KDLT News (blog) - May 27, 2017
YANKTON, S.D. — Damp conditions Saturday morning didn't stop hundreds of kayaks from hitting the Missouri River. The 2017 South Dakota Kayak Challenge brought veteran and novice kayakers from around the country. Danny Loental from Overland Park, ...

New landing warehouse on Missouri River

KFYR-TV - May 22, 2017
Similar-looking warehouses were important to the economic development of Missouri River towns more than 100 years ago during the steamboat era. "These river landing warehouses are going to emulate that. We're going to tell that story. We're also going ...

In The Classroom: getting to know the Missouri River

KMTV - 3 News Now - May 25, 2017
“The Missouri River is a huge component to a lot of communities and it is highly ignored,” said Kristen Schulte the Education Coordinator for Missouri River Relief. Education officials believe the best way to connect students to the Missouri River is ...

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Missouri River books

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

by: Meriwether Lewis, William Clark

The Journals of Lewis and Clark are "the first report on the West, on the United States over the hill and beyond the sunset, on the province of the American future” (Bernard DeVoto).


In 1803, the great expanse of the Louisiana Purchase was an empty canvas. Keenly aware that the course of the nation's destiny lay westward—and that a “Voyage of Discovery” would be necessary to determine the nature of the frontier—President Thomas Jefferson commissioned Meriwether Lewis to lead an expedition from the Missouri River to the northern Pacific coast and back.
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The Essential Lewis and Clark

The journals of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark remain the single most important document in the history of American exploration. Through these tales of adventure, edited and annotated by American Book Award nominee Landon Jones, we meet Indian peoples and see the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountains, and western rivers the way Lewis and Clark first observed them -- majestic, pristine, uncharted, and awe-inspiring.

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Old Jamestown Across the Ages: Highlights and Stories of Old Jamestown, Missouri

by: Peggy Kruse
Old Jamestown, Missouri, in far north St. Louis County, has a long and rich history that includes an American Indian settlement associated with Cahokia Mounds, land grant holders of English and Scottish heritage who arrived in the late 1700s, German immigrant farmers who came during the 1800s, and prominent wealthy families who arrived in the mid-1900s. As early as 1805, Old Jamestown ferries crossed the Missouri River to provide connections from St. Louis and Florissant to St. Charles County, which is home to Portage des Sioux, an early military outpost, and the City of St.
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Travels in North America, 1832–1834: A Concise Edition of the Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied

by: Prince Alexander Philipp Maximilian of Wied
The journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied rank among the most important firsthand sources documenting the early-nineteenth-century American West. Published in their entirety as an annotated three-volume set, the journals present a complete narrative of Maximilian’s expedition across the United States, from Boston almost to the headwaters of the Missouri in the Rocky Mountains, and back. This new concise edition, the only modern condensed version of Maximilian’s full account, highlights the expedition’s most significant encounters and dramatic events.
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