On this day in Lewis & Clark history...
Clark's group manages to move the canoes 13 miles up the Beaverhead River south of present Dillon. Lewis reaches the end of the Beaverhead River and turns west towards the continental divide in search of the Shoshone and their horses.
From the journals...
Saturday 10th August 1805.
proceeded on the valley wider & covered with high Grass.
the River Small & amazeing crooked,
it is now gitting a Small Stream verry crooked and Shole in places, So that we have to wade and hall the canoes over.
August 10th Satturday 1805
we proceeded on passed a remarkable Clift point on the Stard. Side about 150 feet high, this Clift the Indians Call the Beavers head