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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Charbonneau is replaced as interpreter by Joseph Gravelines. The men are busy preparing the corn they have been receiving as payment for war axes made by the blacksmiths.

From the journals...

a fine day Set all hands to Shelling Corn &c.

William Clark

Flint corn, Zea mays indurata

Several ears of multi-colored Indian corn

Provided by the Discovery Expedition of St. Charles.