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Press Release: Shall We Gather at the River: The Wyandotte County Lewis & Clark Bicentennial and Ethnic Festival (PDF), September, 2006.

Press Release: Task Force Recipient of Distinguished Public Service Award (PDF), December 15, 2005.

Press Release: Members of Taskforce meet with Governor Sebelius (PDF), August 9, 2005.

“Demands of Lewis & Clark's Journey Haven't Lessened,” Kansas City Star, May 2, 2005.

Press Release: The National Park Service has designated the Lewis & Clark Historic Park at Kaw Point and the Mr. and Mrs. F.L.

Schlagle Environmental Library as certified sites on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, April 8, 2005.

“American Indian Voices Will be Heard,” Kansas City Star, July 2, 2004.
Cultural presentations will be delivered by American Indian tribal representatives in the Tent of Many Voices, the portable auditorium operated by the National Park Service that will be stationed at Kaw Point, in Kansas City, Kan., through Sunday.

“Lewis and Clark Historic Park At Kaw Point To Be Dedicated,” Kansas City Infozine, June 24, 2004.

“Canoe launch to be Saturday,” Kansas City Kansan, July 2, 2004.

“Symposium explores slavery question,” Kansas City Kansan, July 1, 2004.

“Newfie dogs steal the show,” Kansas City Kansan, June 30, 2004.

“Lewis and Clark commemoration in KCK,” Kansas City Kansan, June 29, 2004.

“EVENTS: Re-enactors, exhibits,” Kansas City Star, June 27, 2004.
Two hundred years ago today the Lewis and Clark expedition was in the midst of a three-day encampment at Kaw Point, where the Kansas River enters the Missouri River, in what is now Kansas City, Kan.

“Landing mirrors original,” Kansas City Star, June 27, 2004.
Saturday dawned in authentic fashion for the 2004 version of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

“Lewis & Clark Keelboat Due Today in KCK” Kansas City Star, June 29, 2004.
Just as Meriwether Lewis and William Clark did 200 years ago, the Corps of Discovery II will arrive today at Kaw Point in Kansas City, Kansas. Commemoration activities began at 9 a.m.

“Lewis and Clark Historic Park At Kaw Point To Be Dedicated”, Kansas City Infozine, June 24, 2004.

"When history calls, re-enactors answer," Kansas City Star, June 23, 2004.
Guests who visit the base camp for the Lewis and Clark re-enactment group see a rustic, bucolic setting.

"Kaw Point could be springboard for development," Kansas City Star, June 23,2004.

Press Release: "Park Dedication Kicks Off Lewis and Clark Commemoration" June 22, 2004 (Word document)

Press Release: "Corps II featured at Kaw Point" National Park Service (Word document)

Press Release: "Discovery Expedition of St. Charles to Camp at Kaw Point" June 22, 2004 (Word document)

Press Release: "Discovery Expedition of St. Charles" June 22, 2004 (Word document)

Press Release: "Discovery Expedition of St. Charles Direct Descendents of Original Expedition Members" June 22, 2004 (Word document)

Corps Of Discovery II Comes To Fort Osage Kansas City Infozine, June 16, 2004

Corps of Discovery II: 200 Years to the Future opens at Fort Osage and then travels to Kansas City, Kansas

"Stand-ins almost here,"Kansas City Star, June 16, 2004.
Lewis and Clark and company — or at least guys who look a whole lot like them — are due to arrive later this week by keelboat at the Fort Osage historical site in eastern Jackson County. They'll be spending the next couple of weeks, including the Fourth of July, at several riverside spots in our neck of the woods.

Kansas Lewis And Clark Bicentennial Commission Builds Over $9 Million In Infrastructure ProjectsKansas City Infozine, June 15, 2004.

"A Journey Fourth Kansas cities use Lewis and Clark bicentennial to create lasting attractions" Wichita Eagle, June 13, 2004.

"Under construction at Kaw Point"Kansas City Kansan, June 7, 2004.

Lewis and Clark Taskforce Newsletter May 2004.

Press Release: Meeting at Kaw Point: A Convergence of Waters and Cultures" Task Force Announces Featured Speakers. April 19, 2004. (Word document)

Lewis and Clark Taskforce Newsletter, April 2004.

"Lewis & Clark panel, Great Wolf Lodge team up" Kansas City Star, March 31, 2004.

Lewis and Clark Taskforce Newsletter, March 2004.

"An ideal backdrop awaits this bicentennial drama." Kansas City Star February 26, 2004. The Lewis and Clark bicentennial blockbuster is headed our way. And Kansas City is getting ready for its close-up.

Lewis and Clark Taskforce Newsletter, April 2004.

"An ideal backdrop awaits this bicentennial drama."Kansas City Star, February 26, 2004.
The Lewis and Clark bicentennial blockbuster is headed our way. And Kansas City is getting ready for its close-up.

Lewis and Clark Taskforce Newsletter February 2004

Press Release - "State Street Corporation contributes $20,000 to Wyandotte County Lewis and Clark taskforce". January 22, 2004 (Word document)

Point of arrival: Foundation poured for Kaw Point Boat Ramp - Kansas City Kansan, January 13, 2004

A new boat ramp is nearing completion on the Kansas River at Kaw Point in Kansas City, Kansas.

Lewis and Clark donor bricks offered - Kansas City Star, December 13, 2003

The Wyandotte County Lewis and Clark Task Force is selling donor bricks to raise money for the riverfront park it is building at Kaw Point, the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers in Kansas City, Kansas. The bricks will be used to pave the $2 million park's Education Pavilion Plaza, one of several features that will help commemorate the site where the explorers camped in 1804 while making their way up the Missouri River. Prices range from $60 to $250.

New Park to Commemorate Stop in Kansas - KCTV5, December 29, 2003

Lewis and Clark presentations - Kansas City Star, November 13, 2003

Three days of workshops and presentations featuring re-enactments and lectures about the Lewis and Clark expedition will begin Friday in Wyandotte County. Sponsored by the Wyandotte County Lewis and Clark Task Force, the events will take place at the Wyandotte County Museum, 631 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs. Scholars and historians will give presentations on topics including the explorers stay at Kaw Point, where the Kansas and the Missouri rivers meet.

Officials break ground on riverfront park in KCK - Kansas City Star, September 27, 2003

Arriving by boat Friday on the Kansas River, Unified Government Mayor Carol Marinovich helped break ground on a six-acre riverfront park at Kaw Point in Kansas City, Kan.

Tourism officials hope to cash in on Lewis and Clark celebration - Kansas City Star, September 17, 2003

Convention and Visitors Bureau Officials in Kansas City, Kansas hope the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial commoration will attract heritage visitors to Wyandotte County.

Bargain bridge is a collaboration between two cities - Kansas City Star, September 17, 2003

Bridge moved from Kaw Point Riverfront Park to Parkville.

Help give Big Muddy a makeover - Kansas City Star, May 23, 2003

Help is needed on both sides of the state line to clean up the Missouri and Kansas Rivers.

Groups will hold fund-raiser for Lewis and Clark projects - Kansas City Star, April 29, 2003

The Wyandotte County Lewis and Clark Task Force and Friends of the Kaw will hold a fund-raiser from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Union Station. Proceeds will go toward river preservation efforts and the construction of a Lewis and Clark Historic Park at Kaw Point.

KCK working to get riverfront park ready for Lewis and Clark anniversary - Kansas City Star, April 9, 2003

This is the plan: A six-acre riverfront park in Kansas City, Kan., complete with boat ramp, to honor the three days that explorers Lewis and Clark spent at what is now Kaw Point.

Wyandotte County tourism stars honored - Kansas City Star, March 14, 2003

Tourism Advocate of the Year is Shari Wilson, who is heading a volunteer effort to create a public park at Kaw Point in Kansas City, Kan., dedicated to the Lewis and Clark expedition.

State turns 142 today, but big party is in '04 - from the Wichita Eagle, January 29, 2003

Students from state blind school to set out on Lewis and Clark trail - Kansas City Kansan, January 17, 2003, pages 1 and 10.
The article discusses the trip to the Monticello Signature Event by two students from the Kansas State School for the Blind. This summer, 18 teenage students who are blind or visually impaired will set out on the Oregon Trail, and will return via the Lewis and Clark Trail. According to Eleanor Craig, Discovery Trails Project coordinator at the school, 2004 Kaw Point activities will also include the students.

KC sits at crossroads of commemoration - Kansas City Star, January 12, 2003, pages A1 and A8.

The article discusses the Monticello Signature Event, which will kick off numerous signature events across the country over the next three years. Missouri and Kansas will take part in the events, through "A Journey Fourth" which will take place in Atchison, Leavenworth, and Kansas City, MO from 3-4 July 2004. Kansas City, KS will participate at Kaw Point from 26-29 June 2004. A separate box on p. 10 shows a map and descriptions of regional and local Lewis and Clark sites. A separate article on p. 10 discusses the foresight of President Thomas Jefferson in proposing the expedition.

Local museum first in region to receive Lewis and Clark designation Kansas City Infozine, January 13, 2003

Northeast Kansas to celebrate a Journey Fourth Topeka Capitol Journal, January 12, 2003

Retracing History Topeka Capitol Journal, January 11, 2003

News Release from Region 7 EPA July 8, 2002