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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The expedition continues to wait for spring at their winter cantonment across from St. Louis. The Weather Diary has the only extant journal entries or notes for this day.

From the journals...

day of
month
1804
Therm
at Sun
rise
weather wind Therm
at 4
Oclk
weather wind r.
& f.
River
feet
inches
10 14 a 0 c&f. N W 32 a 0 f N W r   2 ½

William Clark

Bison horn spoon

Spoon carved from a bison horn

Photo: Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, U.S. National Park Service.