On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Another cold day at the Expedition's winter Camp near present Alton, Illinois. The hunters bring in several grouse and 14 rabbits.
From the journals...
Friday 20th 1804 Jany—
The river Mississipi raised & some the Ice formed above the Missouris broke Loose & floted down, this Ice is 9 Inches Thick
Missouri River ice flow
Photo created by the U.S. National Park Service.