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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

After working late several of the past nights, the men finally move into their unfinished Fort Mandan cabins. The pirogue loaded with meat is still down the river, but one of the hunters brings in meat from a fat elk.

From the journals...

we have worked Several evenings back to make our Sevels comfotable. the party all moved in to the huts

John Ordway

Fort Mandan room

Interior of a Fort Mandan room

Photo taken with permission at Fort Mandan.