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I must study politics and war
 that my sons may
have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. 
My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture
in order to give their children
 a right to study paintings, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.

John Adams
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December  2015
As the tired old year draws to a close, we are all looking forward to the promise of 2016.  I'm excited about our line up of new programs and tested popular ones, but there is something about our  Goin' to Kansas City program that has an air of both the new and familiar.  Read more...

Arkansas Rendezvous
Where the Old South Meets the New 
September 23-26, 2016 
A SpecTAPular three-night adventure celebrating Arkansas' colorful tradition with live music, themed events and a truly good ol' time!  Activities include a Southern Cotillion reminiscent of Gone with the Wind at the amazing Marlsgate Plantation, a 1920's Speakeasy at the historic Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs, and a true Southern Barbecue blast surrounded by exciting daytime activities. Also includes the Clinton Presidential Library, The River Market, a day in Hot Springs (time for a spa!), and much more.  An optional add-on to Memphis is available. 

Photo Spotlight Dick Mansuetto and friend
On August 2 our band of Lewis & Clark enthusiasts visited Fort Osage, where participant Dick Mansuetto met his new best friend (the trade house suttler).  Photo by Kay Mansuetto.
Keep those photos coming.  I'd love to see some from this fall's amazing buffalo roundup!

Lewis & Clark Trail 
Did you know that the Lewis & Clark Trail is a National Park?  Yes, all 4,400 miles of it (we take a few shortcuts unknown to the Corps)!  Stretching from Wood River, Illinois to the Pacific, it is officially called the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail with headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. To learn more... 

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We look forward to seeing you on the trail this season.


Happy Trails! 
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