This mural of York was created by artist Richard Haas in 1989 for the Oregon Historical Society. York was a member of the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery in 1803-1806. York accompanied Clark as his slave and was not granted his freedom until a decade after returning from the West, despite having been an integral part of the historic journey. Learn more about York from the Oregon Encyclopedia https://oregonencyclopedia.org/articles/york/#.Ww2n4e4vxaQ
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