Lewis & Clark Statue

  • 500 S. Riverside Dr., Saint Charles, MO 63301

This larger-than-life, 15-foot bronze monument features Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and Clark's Newfoundland dog, Seaman. The monument commemorates Saint Charles' unique tie to the Lewis & Clark Expedition; for it was from Saint Charles (then known as Les Petites Cotes) in May 1804 that Lewis & Clark met to gather final supplies before embarking to explore the Louisiana Purchase territory. Conceptualized by citizens in 1993, the monument cost $490,000 and took one year for artist Pat Kennedy to complete. It was dedicated on May 18, 2003, one year prior to the Expedition's 200th anniversary. The Lewis & Clark monument sits along the Missouri riverfront in Frontier Park.


St. Charles is known for its warm welcome, unique historical perspective, and beautiful sites—there’s so much to do you’ll need more than a day.

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