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Grand Portage Natl Monument

Grand Portage

(Grand Portage MN) Grand Portage National Monument featured a reconstructed stockade that included a great hall for dining and business, a kitchen house, warehouse, and a lookout tower. Outside the palisade was a sample Ojibwe village with birch bark tents. On the lakeside, was a pier extending far into the water. The Pigeon River flows […]

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Lewis & Clark Ctr, Nebraska City NE

Lewis & Clark

(Nebraska City NE) The Lewis & Clark Center told the story of their expedition up the Missouri River in search of a water route to the Pacific Ocean. Good displays showed the way they went and what was found along their journey. Outside was a 55ft Keelboat replica, several of which were used to carry […]

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Pony Express Station 1

Pony Express #1

(Marysville KS) The Pony Express mail service only lasted for 18 months. But, its relay riders have forever been lauded in the lore of the American west. Pony Express Home Station #1 was the first main stop west of Saint Joseph MO. Today, the restored barn and a museum tell the story of that venture […]

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