On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Lewis has a difficult day traveling back towards the main party at the mouth of the Marias River. Because of the rain, both he and Windsor barely avoid slipping down a craggy precipice. They do not reach the main party and camp.
From the journals...
June 7th Friday 1805
the rain Continue moderately all day the bottom verry muddey 2 buffalow an Elk & Deer killed to day— Capt. Lewis not returned yet. river falling
Marias and Missouri River confluence
Photo created by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.