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Meriwether Lewis

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  • Lewis and Clark: A tough act--and trail--to follow

    When they made their way to the Pacific, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark knew development would follow. Settlers already were settling in even before they'd finished their return to civilization two years later. What they couldn't know: Two great...
  • Adventures on the Illinois

    GRAFTON, Ill.--The Illinois River begins at the confluence of the Kankakee and Des Plaines Rivers near Channahon, which, as everyone knows, is near Minooka. As confluences go, this is not the Monongahela meets the Allegheny. Not much here. The river...
  • Trailing Lewis and Clark

    When my husband and I decided to follow the Lewis and Clark Trail across Missouri recently, we were tempted to follow a path as similar to the original one as possible. We briefly considered camping for a night or two across the Mississippi River at...
  • A CITY WITH SPIRITS

    I paid $105 to spend the night in Lemp Mansion. The ghost of Charles Lemp stayed for free. Not that I saw him, you understand. It's just that there could be a lot of reasons he didn't visit me that Saturday night in this famously haunted house, in the...