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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

John Hay, a local trader and merchant, continues packing up goods at winter camp on the Wood River. A boat arrives from St. Charles and some Kickapoo chiefs visit.

From the journals...

Mr. Hay Still packing up goods, Some Kikapoo Chiefs come down, Wolpards Boat arrive from St Charles.    river Still fall

William Clark

Saukie and Fox Indians

Group of Indians beside the Missouri Rive

Painting by Karl Bodmer circa 1833.