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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The expedition spends another day at their winter cantonment on the Wood River. 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
17 20 a 0 f N E 46 a 0 f N E r   7

William Clark

Mandan shelter

Interior of a Mandan shelter

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