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Seaman the dog of Lewis and Clarks Exposition

Greeting visitors at the front entrance of the North Dakota Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Washburn, North Dakota, stand three 12-foot tall steel statues depicting Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and Mandan Chief Sheheke. By Tom Neary

Statue of Seaman - Lewis and Clark's Dog

Also shown here is a six foot tall statue of the dog "Seaman,"a large Newfoundland dog who traveled with Lewis and Clark, and of course, Lee Duquette, one-half of the two RV Gypsies.

Seaman, a sturdy Newfoundland dog, was the pet of Meriwether Lewis, chronicled in their journey logs as a faithful companion and even a hero, carrying food to an injured explorer and fending off predators around the camp.

The double life-size steel sculpture of Seaman was created by artist Tom Neary for the Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation.

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The North Dakota Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center provides an overview of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, with special emphasis on the time spent at Fort Mandan during the winter of 1804-1805.

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