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Departure Weekend – May 7 & 8 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
May 7 @ 10:00 am - May 8 @ 4:00 pm
Celebrate the start of the Lewis & Clark Expedition at Departure Weekend on May 7 & 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Lewis & Clark began their Expedition on May 14, 1804, and Lewis & Clark State Historic Site will mark this occasion with dozens of military re-enactors, historic artisans, storytellers, demonstrations, and more! Volunteers will show off a replica of the White Pirogue- one of the boats of the Expedition. A group of speakers will also present short talks throughout the day.
Departure Weekend is free to the public and it is put on by the Lewis & Clark State Historic Site and Lewis & Clark Society of America. For more information contact 618-251-5811.