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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Another cold and snowy day at winter camp on the Wood River. The Mississippi River is nearly clear of ice.

From the journals...

Snow all the last night, and Snows this morning, the debth is 5 3/4 Inches, The Thermometer Stands at 9 oClock this morning in the Open Air at 11° abov 0,—, at 12 oClock rose to 14— abov 0, and Stoped Snowing

William Clark

Cabin quarters

Bunk, round hat, and table in a log room

Photo taken with permission at Fort Mandan.