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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Clark records a beautiful morning at their winter camp on the Wood River in present day Illinois. At the 9:00am, the temperature is 4° above 0.

From the journals...

a Butifull morning    Clear Sunshine    the wids ligh from the N W, the Thermometer at 9 oClock Stood at 4° abo 0
Sick, to day

William Clark

Cahokia Mounds near Camp Dubois

Large mound or small hill covered in snow