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Lewis and Clark’s nephew once mapped here

by Darryl Wilkinson

by Darryl Wilkinson

By now you undoubtedly know this year marks the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, commissioned by President Jefferson to map the Louisiana Purchase. But I’ll bet you don’t know about Daviess County’s link to those famous explorers.

Daviess County, as well as all of Missouri, was originally purchased from France by the United States for 3 cents per acre in 1803.

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