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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The day at Camp River Dubois is cold, but fair, with hoar frost on the trees. Two men from St. Louis cross the river to visit.

From the journals...

at 9 oClock some Ice running this morning, my head akes much, I went up the river with Cap Lewis & Gentlem

William Clark

Missouri River ice flow

Large sheets of ice flowing in the river

Photo created by the U.S. National Park Service.