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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

West winds bring warmer temperatures to Fort Mandan in present North Dakota. Several Indians come to eat the fresh meat brought to the fort yesterday. Charbonneau brings four horse loads of meat, and the Captains move into their huts.

From the journals...

the work go on as usal. Captains moved in their Room, &.C. got Stone &.C.

John Ordway

Captains' quarters

Fort Mandan bunks and other furnishings

Photo taken with permission at Fort Mandan.