Gettysburg - Pittsburgh, PA (via Harpers Ferry, West Virginia)
POINT OF INTEREST: Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Harpers
Ferry National Historical Park
POINT OF INTEREST:
Elizabeth, PA - In 1803, Lewis apparently had his first two
pirogues built here. Visit the Monongahela River, which
flows from West Virginia into western Pennsylvania. The headwaters of
the Monongahela River are at the confluence of the Tygart and West Fork
rivers at Fairmont, West Virginia. The river joins with the Allegheny
River in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to form the Ohio River.
Pittsburgh, PA- On July 15, 1803, Lewis experienced great delays in getting
the keelboat built and did not leave until August 31, 1803.
POINT OF INTEREST: Visit the
Museum of Natural History.