On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The Expedition leaves the Ohio River and turns up the Mississippi bound for St. Louis. They make several miles against the current and camp on the eastern shore in present Illinois.
From the journals...
Left our mouring on the Ohio side of the point at 10 OC.
we came too on the Starbd side and stayed all night
Mouth of the Ohio
Pencil sketch by Karl Bodmer circa 1833.