On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
As the Expedition travels up the Missouri, they meet two parties who had been trading for furs with the Omaha and Osage. They evening's camp is near the mouth of the Gasconade River.
From the journals...
Sunday may 27th 1804
arrived at the mouth of the Gasganade Rivber at 5 ock P. m on the South Side encamped on an Island oppeset the mouth of the River which is a handsom Situation high hiles on the Left Side the Bottom is of Good quallity &c. armes and ammunition Inspected—
Contract rifle with Harper's Ferry replacement lock
Rifle provided by the Discovery Expedition of St. Charles, Missouri.