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Lewis continues down the Ohio River. Near this date, he passed the Big Sandy River. The left shore is Kentucky and the right shore is Ohio.

From the journals...

At Great Sandy is the dividing line between the states of Virginia and Kentucky.

Zadok Cramer
Snippet from a book used by Meriwether Lewis to help navigate the Ohio River

Quotation and picture from The Navigator: Or, the Trader's Useful Guide in Navigating the Monongehela, Allegheny, Ohio and Mississippi Rivers by Zadok Cramer, Fifth Edition, published in 1806. Lewis used an earlier edition to help him navigate and describe the journey down the Ohio River.