On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
An Indian chief and his wife cross the Missouri in a bullboat—a round boat covered with buffalo hide. They bring a side of buffalo meat to Fort Mandan. The weather is cold and cloudy as the men continue building their winter quarters.
From the journals...
[Weather journal for November 10, 1804]
saw a flock of the crested cherry birds passing to the south
Cedar waxwing, Bombycilla cedrorum
Photo ©2009 John Harrison. Permission via the Creative Commons 3.0 License.
10th November Satturday 1804
we finished raising one line of our huts. commenced hughing & Guttering the punchien for the purpose of covering the huts.
Photo taken with permission at Fort Mandan.