On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
At he travels from St. Charles back to the winter camp on the Wood River, Clark intercepts an Indian war party. He also notices that the frogs have broken their winter silence.
From the journals...
[Weather Journal for March 20, 1804]
Heard the 1st frogs on my return from St Charles after haveing arrested the progress of a Kickapoo war party
Striped chorus frog, Pseudacris triseriata
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