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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Lewis returns to Tongue Point having found a good location to spend the winter. Plans are made to move down the Columbia River, across Youngs Bay, and up today's Lewis and Clark River (the Netul) as soon as the weather permits.

From the journals...

Capt Lewis returned haveing found a good Situation and Elk Suffient to winter on
we accordingly deturmined to proceed on and Commence building huts &c.

William Clark

Lewis and Clark River

Small bay and river heading into coastal hills