On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
The Expedition remains at the confluence of the Osage and Missouri rivers so the Captains can make navigational observations. Clark measures the width of both rivers and ascends a nearby hill to view the area.
From the journals...
I assended the hill in the point 80 ps. from the pt. found it about 100 foot high, on the top is 2 graves, or mouns, a Delightfull prospect from this hill which Comds. both rivers
Painting circa 1810 by Charles Willson Peale.