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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

All the journal writers record high winds on this day. Little else happened at Fort Mandan across the Missouri River opposite the Knife River Indian villages in North Dakota.

From the journals...

about 3 oC. this morning the wind began to blow from the North & began to freeze. continued cold & the wind the Same course all day.

Joseph Whitehouse

Fort Mandan

Log fort in winter

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