When the Journey Was Over: Pompey, Sacagawea and Patrick Gass's Lives After Making History
When the Journey Was Over: Pompey, Sacagawea and Patrick Gass's Lives After Making History Multiple accounts place Sacagawea and Charbonneau at Fort Manuel Lisa, and it is historically very likely that Sacagawea died there as well, as a traveler’s journal had noted that the young woman died after having recently given birth to a baby girl. ...
Pomp's circumstance: Son of Sacagawea died in Oregon on May 16, 1866
JORDAN VALLEY, Ore. - Did you travel with your parents as an infant?. Born in 1805, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau accompanied his parents as they led a government expedition over the Rockies on their way to the Pacific Ocean. Today, many Americans know his mother by name. She and her son...
City Council donating Lee statue to Jefferson School; Jackson and Sacagawea on hold
CHARLOTTESVILLE (WINA) – Charlottesville City Council has voted to donate the Robert E. Lee statue that used to tower over Market Street Park to the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. The center has already started an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to raise $500,000 to melt the statue down, and then refashion the metal into another piece of public art for the city. Council didn’t take the vote until just before the close of the meeting after first deciding to vote about the Lee statue destination at its December 20 meeting, when they’ll also decide to vote on disposition of the Stonewall Jackson and Lewis & Clark-Sacagawea statues.
City in Missouri pulls proposal to obtain Charlottesville's controversial statue of Sacagawea
ST. CHARLES, Mo. — St. Charles Mayor Dan Borgmeyer confirmed the city has withdrawn its proposal to obtain a controversial Charlottesville, Va., statue featuring the explorers Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and their Native American guide Sacagawea. The controversy, which centers around the depiction of Sacagawea, who is shown kneeling next...
St. Charles mayor likely to withdraw city’s proposal for Sacagawea statue
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – St. Charles Mayor Dan Borgmeyer said he will likely withdraw a bid to acquire a controversial statue of explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and Native American guide and interpreter Sacagawea. “It was controversial enough that I think St. Charles needs to let somebody else take...
St. Charles mayor withdraws campaign for controversial statue of Lewis & Clark, Sacagawea to be placed along river
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A controversial statue recently removed in Charlottesville, Virginia will not be coming to St. Charles after much discussion. St. Charles Mayor Dan Borgmeyer says he has withdrawn his proposal to acquire the statue. The statue was taken down in Charlottesville after a plea from a...
St. Charles launches ‘Save the Statue’ campaign to bring Sacagawea to Missouri
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — St. Charles Missouri is interested in acquiring a statue of Lewis, Clark, and Sacagawea recently removed from Charlottesville, Virginia. The city has posted a fundraiser to help bring the statue to Missouri. So far they have raised over $1,545 but need to reach a $50,000 goal.
St. Charles campaigns for controversial statue of Lewis & Clark, Sacagawea to be placed along river
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A controversial statue recently removed in Charlottesville, Virginia could find a new home soon in St. Charles. The statue would be placed along the Missouri River. The statue was taken down in Charlottesville after a plea from a direct descendent of Sacagawea. Family descendants of...
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