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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Work continues on winter quarters at what the nearby French residents call Riviére á Dubois, so named after a forgotten Frenchman. Clark pays the teamster for moving logs yesterday, and then commences raising his huts.

From the journals...

Send out Shields & Floyd to hunt to day, they Kill 7 Turkeys verry fat,—

William Clark

Sleeping wild turkey, Meleagris gallopavo

Wild turkey asleep in a field