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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Clark inspects the white pirogue's load and finds many items are wet. The Expedition remains near the mouth of the Gasconade River in present Missouri state to dry cargo and hunt.

From the journals...

onloaded the large Perogue on board of which was 8 french hands    found many things wet by their cearlenessness, put all the articles which was wet out to Dry—

William Clark

Indian and fur trade goods

Assortment of Indian and fur trade items

Thanks to reenactors at Sacajawea State Park (Washington) for staging this photo.