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Meriwether Lewis cover 4-15-14I am in the process of writing Meriwether Lewis: The Assassination of an American Hero and the Silver Mines of Mexico, which will be published on March 1, 2015.  I am working with  a library of hundreds of books and about fifty running feet of file folders on research topics. This is a fascinating period of American history and I will begin blogging about it in the coming months.

This website features two earlier books, Lewis and Clark Road Trips and The Death of Meriwether Lewis: A Historic Crime Scene Investigation. About the Books will tell you more about them with links to purchasing through Amazon. Autographed copies can be ordered from me through PayPal.

Later, I will  be creating video blogs and posting them on YouTube in order to reach a wider audience.Videos will be available here with related Word Press blogs.  Please subscribe to the newsletter to stay up to date. Thank you for your interest and support! I look forward to your suggestions for topics, comments and videos.  It will be easier for us all to connect using these two popular systems and to share our interest in the world of Lewis and Clark.

Kira Gale

Lewis Family Seeks to Know the Truth

In September, 2013 I attended the 20th annual reunion of Lewis family descendants at the private graveyard established by Meriwether Lewis’s mother in 1810, and made a video of the reunion called “Picnic in a Graveyard.” His mother had hoped to bring her son’s remains back home from his unmarked grave on the Natchez Trace… Read More »

How the Keelboat Center Got Built

I have been going up to Lewis and Clark State Park near Onawa, Iowa for years now to show visitors the keelboat moored in Blue Lake and to attend the annual fur trade re-enactors event held on the second weekend in June. The Iowa state park is located about 80 miles north of where I… Read More »

It will be fine: Jefferson’s Presidential March

This is my very first blog for Lewis and Clark Travel and History website. I thought it would be fun to share both the music and the story of the music that will introduce and close my videos. None of the videos are posted yet on YouTube because I am still editing them. They will… Read More »