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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The Expedition leaves the Grand River on a foggy morning. They meet a group who had been trading for furs with the Pawnee. They struggle to pull and row the boats up the Missouri making only 8 miles. Camp is near present Miami, Missouri.

From the journals...

we Set out eairly from the Grand River, foggy but fair day    we passed a handsome Small prarie on North Side of the River.

John Ordway

Grand River morning

Foggy field and forest at the Grand river, Missouri

Photo created by Ryan Reeder who has released it to the public domain.