History & Hops: The women behind the Lewis & Clark Expedition's success

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park Ranger Sally Freeman with a statue of Sacagawea.

SEASIDE — It is easy to think that Sacagawea was the only woman associated with the Lewis and Clark Expedition, but countless women and girls must have met or contributed to this voyage of discovery. How did Dolley Madison contribute to the success of the Lewis and Clark Expedition? Pe-tow-ya remembered the Corps of Discovery visiting her people, did the members of the corps remember her?

At 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Seaside Brewing Co., 851 Broadway, Sally Freeman will introduce the Women of the Lewis and Clark Expedition for this month’s Seaside Museum History & Hops.

Freeman is a park ranger at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, where her duties include managing much of the daily operations of the visitor center and Fort Clatsop, as well as the volunteer program, special events and guest speaker series.

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