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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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