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    John Evans, adventurer linked to Gwynedd, Wales

    John Evans

    Led the first expeditions along the upper Missouri River in the late eighteenth century. Before Lewis and Clark crossed the continent for the first time in 1806, Evans had progressed furthest into Continental America (as far present-day North Dakota).

    Connection: Born in Waunfawr, Gwynedd.

    comment by:PathFinder
    His maps were used by Lewis and Clark.

    comment by:Scribe2
    Where can I get access to letters written by J.T. Evans to his brother, Thomas?

    comment by:Tegwyn
    There is a tribute to him in Waunfawr.

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