September 23, 1806

Previously given up for dead, the Lewis and Clark expedition returned to St. Louis. After more than a thousand days since they arrived in Missouri, an adventure which became an American legend had come to an end. Read more about this in Tales From Missouri and the Heartland.  

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.