In August of 1805, Thomas Jefferson received an extraordinary delivery at the President’s House in Washington, D.C. Sent by Lewis & Clark from Fort Mandan, the shipment consisted of plants, maps, Native American artifacts, live animals, and more, all collected during the two-year expedition.

Join us for a Q&A with Thomas Jefferson, as portrayed by Bill Barker, where he will reflect on the artifacts sent by Lewis and Clark and importance of the shipment to the scientific community.