On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
While at their winter quarters across from St. Louis (Camp River Dubois), the slipping banks continue to loosen the supports holding the keelboat upright. Clark starts a map of the Missouri region to the northwest.
From the journals...
7th Satdy Jany—
up last night and frequent thro the rain to day attending the boat, I drew a map for the purpose of Correcting from the information which I may get of the Countrey to the N W
Clark's drawing of the keelboat
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