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12. N.P. Dodge Memorial Park - Omaha city park with interpretive sign explaining July 28, 1804, camp and first Indian encountered by the Expedition.

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13. Lewis and Clark Monument - Located in a Council Bluffs, Iowa, city park and the   Western Historic Trails Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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14. Fort Atkinson State Historical Park - The "Council Bluff" where Lewis and Clark held their first council with Indians on August 3, 1804, is just east of the fort. Clark’s report that the site was ideal for a fort led to the construction of Fort Atkinson in 1820. Visitor center.

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15. Lewis and Clark State Park - Interpretive sign and full-scale keelboat replica.

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16. Blackbird Hill - On August 11, 1804, Lewis and Clark visited and decorated the grave of the great Omaha Indian Chief Blackbird atop this hill. No public access.

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17. Sergeant Floyd Monument - An obelisk marks the grave of Sergeant Charles Floyd, Jr., who died August 20, 1804, of natural causes.

Lewis and Clark "An America Adventure"- Southern Hills Mall, Sioux City, Iowa

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18. Ponca State Park - Interpretive sign and trail.

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19. Missouri National Recreational River - A 59-mile segment from Ponca State Park to Gavins Point Dam that still exhibits the conditions encountered by the Expedition.

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20. Ionia Volcano - On August 24, 1804, Clark recorded: "Those bluffs appear to have been lately on fire." Access permitted by private landowner. Interpretive sign in Newcastle city park.

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21. Spirit Mound - On August 25, 1804, Lewis and Clark walked to this conical hill which the Indians believed to be the residence of "little people or Spirits." Interpretive sign along State Route 19 about 7 miles north of Vermillion.

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22. Calumet Bluff - The Expedition’s council with the Yankton Sioux at this site is interpreted nearby at Gavins Point Dam Visitor Center and at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area, South Dakota

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23. Gavins Point Dam Visitor Center - Lewis and Clark interpretation.

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