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Lewis and Clark Visitor Center Open House Aug 23
Posted: 08/06/2013
ONAWA - An open house for the newly opened Visitor Center at Lewis and Clark State Park will be held on August 23, from 2 to 3 p.m. 

The Visitor Center, overlooking Blue Lake, showcases five replica boats used on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, including one that is fully operational, educational displays focusing on the flora and fauna discovered in the Monona County area during the expedition, and displays depicting  how the historic expedition was carried out.

The construction of the Visitor Center was made possible by support from Monona County, The Friends of Lewis and Clark State Park and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.