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#4 Expedition's Departure: Camp River DuBois

May 13–16, 2004
Hartford & Wood River, Illinois

The bicentennial’s 4th national signature event was held in May 2004 at Hartford and Wood River, Illinois, to observe the 200th anniversary of the Lewis & Clark Expedition’s departure from its 2003-2004 winter camp.

Tribal programming includes:

Opening Ceremony: Tribal flag procession.

Thomas Jefferson and the Doctrine of Discovery: Presentation by Robert Miller (Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma).

Panel Discussion: Shawnee history and perspectives.

Traditional Indigenous Games Demonstrations.

Corps of Discovery II: 200 Years to the Future.