The Oliver Corps of Discovery

I had a fifth grade teacher that taught me a brief overview of Lewis and Clark and their adventure to the Northwest. My fascination and curiosity about that historic journey continues to this day. I’ve reached my destination Following the Path of Lewis and Clark, but the journey continues.
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Following the Path of Lewis and Clark

I was not be able to travel by boat up the river or hike over the mountains or even fight the grizzly bears, but I was able to visit many of the same places they traveled and examine all the monuments and museums along the way. – Noel Oliver

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Selected Photos

I have selected some of the better photos that give an overall view of the entire journey.  ...

Now that it’s over !

First of all, I owe some words of appreciation to many of you.   The first Thank You goes to my wife for her support and encouragement. She has listened to me talking about and planning this journey for a long, long time. I am sure she thought it would never...

Homeward bound

The last leg of our journey. Although there was still some beautiful country to see, we were on the last leg of our trip and we were determined to get home.   California, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa and Illinois in a pretty short period from Sunday to...

Short visit with California Family

Because of continuing winter weather in the extreme North, Judy and I decided to take a more southern route for home and that could include a brief visit with our family in the San Francisco area.   A really great chance to see Rebecca and Clarke, and Oh Yeah,...

North California

Everyone is attracted to Southern California but the North half has the beauty of the state.  ...

Beginning the journey home.

This time my wife is with me and the trip will have a little different flavor.    The first full day on the Oregon coast was very cold, windy and rainy, so we decided to take a more inland route.  ...

Tucson Side Trip

Judy and I flew to Tucson for a business conference for a few days. The keynote speakers were Colin Powell, Tom Daschle, and Dr. Bill Frist.   General Colin Powell was the 65th Secretary of State, Former National Security Advisor and Four star General.   Tom...

05-06-2013

More photos of our family and scenery in Washington.  ...

05-02-2013

Judy and I ventured out on our own in the nearby countryside. Beautiful landscapes to photograph.  ...