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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

After waiting for the fog to clear, the Expedition sets out a 7:30 in the morning. Floyd hunts ahead of the boats in old oxbow channel full of ponds and islands. At camp near present Onawa, Iowa, they find the mosquitoes very troublesome.

From the journals...

The fog of this morning detained us untill ½ passed 7 oClock at which time we left our moreing and proceeded on under a gentle Breeze from the S. E.

William Clark


Large wood boat with canvas awning