A Moving History: Traveling the Lewis and Clark Trail

Livingston, Montana: Lewis and Clark historian Norm Miller presents “In the Wake of Discovery: Traveling the Lewis and Clark Trail by

Norm Miller on the Missouri River

Norm Miller on the Missouri River

Canoe and Foot” on Wednesday, April 11, 7:00 pm. at the Yellowstone Gateway Museum. Doors open at 6:00 pm; seating is limited. This is the final program in the museum’s A Moving History speaker series.

Through images and narration, Miller reflects on a journey that he made in the wake of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery during the bicentennial in 2004. He paddled up the Missouri River, hiked overland across the Rockies and paddled to the Pacific Ocean. Norm will talk about the similarities that Lewis and Clark experienced as well as the 200 years of change along the longest river system in the country.

Miller grew up in Northern Michigan and is a graduate of Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. He moved to Yellowstone to work in 1984 and has lived in the Rocky Mountain Region ever since. Miller has been interested in the Lewis and Clark story since the 1970s and continues to research and share his tales of the trail with others, including an exhibit in the museum’s Expedition Room. Miller served on the local Sacagawea Statue Committee and is a member of the Park County board that governs the Yellowstone Gateway Museum.

This final A Moving History program is part of the museum’s Wednesday evening programming, Hump Day History, and are held at 7:00 pm at the Yellowstone Gateway Museum, 118 W. Chinook, Livingston. The speaker series is free and open to the public and refreshments are served. Doors will open at 6:00 pm for people to enjoy the museum’s exhibits before the program and to grab a seat. Attendees must climb stairs to the top floor of museum for the program.

Watch for more information about upcoming programs or contact Karen Reinhart at 222-4184 or kreinhart@parkcounty.org. Visit our Facebook page, yellowstonegatewaymuseum.