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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The expedition continues at their winter camp on the Wood River across from St. Louis. The day's events can only be imagined as the Weather Diary represents 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
18 10 a 0 f E 52 a 0 f N E f   3

William Clark

Indian dress made from trade cloth

Indian dress made from trade cloth

Photo courtesy of Nez Perce National Historical Park, NEPE 34023.