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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The Expedition heads up the Missouri making about 19 miles before the winds become too strong. They camp near present Hell Creek Bay in Montana. Pine and cedar trees begin to appear on the high hills around the river.

From the journals...

Set out at an early hour, the weather clear and Calm; I walked on shore this morning for the benifit of exersize which I much wanted, and also to examine the country and it's productions

Meriwether Lewis

Missouri River near Wolf Point

Cottonwood log along the sandy shore of the Missouri River