1793 - MacKenzie Expedition reaches Pacific Ocean

The intrepid Canadian explorer, Alexander MacKenzie, led his expedition to the Pacific Ocean ten years before Lewis and Clark

        July 22nd - surmounting extraordinary difficulties with super-human efforts, Canadian explorer Alexander MacKenzie leads a small expedition across the Canadian Rockies to the mouth of the Frasier River and the Pacific Ocean and returns the same year, accomplishing the feat a dozen years before Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery ventured up the Missouri.

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