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...
[Weather Journal for March 17, 1804]
weather wind Therm
weather wind r.
inches 17 20 a 0 f N E 46 a 0 f N E r 7
Photo: Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, U.S. National Park Service.