On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
A storm early in the morning awakens the men. After it passes, they continue up a swift Missouri River crowded with snags. They make 10½ miles camping on a prairie they call Fire Prairie near present Levasy, Missouri.
From the journals...
Friday June 22d
Came 9 miles encamped on the Southe Side at a Prarie this Prarie is Called Fire on the N. Side Comes in a Creek Calleded the Fishing Creek the Creek is about 50 yards wide and High Land
Missouri River from Fort Osage
Photo by U.S. National Park Service.