On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Today is a cold, slow day for the Expedition as they winter at Fort Mandan on the Missouri River across from the Knife River Mandan villages. Ordway visits the village.
From the journals...
8th of January Tuesday 1805
a Cold Day but fiew indians at the fort to day wind from the N, W, one man at the Village
Winter Village of the Minnataree
Painting by Karl Bodmer circa 1833.