Missouri Headwaters Summer Speaker Series: Jedediah Smith and the Fur Trade Era


Missouri Headwaters State Park will host a free presentation featuring guest speaker Jim Smith on Saturday, June 26, at 7 p.m. in the park’s campground. Bring your own lawn chair. A marshmallow roast follows each program, weather permitting.

As Europeans left their homelands to seek a new life across the Atlantic Ocean, they faced many hardships in the unexplored lands of America. Those who traveled into these areas became heroes in their own time and earned a place in history. These included people such as Daniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, Jim Bridger, and Kit Carson.

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