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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Those who had hauled the meat to Fort Mandan are resting today. Those who remained at the fort work on freeing boats from the river ice.

From the journals...

a Cloudy morning, at about 12 oClock it began to rain and Continud for a fiew minits, and turned to Snow, and Continud Snowing for about one hour, and Cleared away fair

William Clark

Fort Mandan

Fort Mandan on a rainy day

This photo is provided as a service by the U.S. Army Center of Military History.