On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The expedition continues to wait at their winter camp expecting that they will soon travel up the Missouri River. The Weather Diary has the only extant journal entries or notes for this day.
From the journals...
[Weather Journal for March 16, 1804]
weather wind Therm
weather wind r.
inches 16 6 a 0 f E 48 a 0 f SSW r 11
Mandan war whistle
Painting by Karl Bodmer circa 1832.