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Vintage paintings and drawings of the many adventurers who blazed the first paths across the Americas.

Adventures of Sieur de la Salle, 1698

Adventures of Sieur de la Salle, 1698

Christopher Columbus, Detroit Publishing, 1908

Christopher Columbus, Detroit Publishing, 1908

Coming of the White Man

Coming of the White Man

Conquistadors Discover the Pacific-SanFranciscoPostOfficeMural by Anton RefregierCHighsmith2012

Conquistadors Discover the Pacific-SanFranciscoPostOfficeMural by Anton RefregierCHighsmith2012

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone Protects Family, Henry Schile 1874

Daniel Boone Protects Family, Henry Schile 1874

Daniel Boone rescuing his daughter Jemina,1851

Daniel Boone rescuing his daughter Jemina,1851

European explorers arriving in the New World

European explorers arriving in the New World

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado's March

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado's March

Hernando de Soto

Hernando de Soto

Hernando de Soto discovers the Mississippi

Hernando de Soto discovers the Mississippi

Hernando de Soto, FL

Hernando de Soto, FL

Landing of Hernando De Soto in Florida

Landing of Hernando De Soto in Florida

Lewis & Clark Expedition

Lewis & Clark Expedition

Lewis & Clark with Sacagawea

Lewis & Clark with Sacagawea

Lewis and Clark on the Lower ColumbiaCharles M. Russell1905

Lewis and Clark on the Lower ColumbiaCharles M. Russell1905

Major Stephen H. Long meeting Pawnee Council

Major Stephen H. Long meeting Pawnee Council

Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis