This chapter reviews and criticizes the commemoration of Lewis and Clark, such as the monuments and roadside plaques. It studies the world fairs in St. Louis and Portland and the efforts to retrace the route Lewis and Clark used during their expedition. The chapter determines that the greatest commemoration for Lewis and Clark is the trail, which has been turned into a tourist destination that is 3,700 miles long.
Keywords: commemoration; monuments; roadside plaques; world fairs; trail
Chapter. 7669 words.
Subjects: History of the Americas
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