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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Four Fort Clatsop cabins are complete with roofs, floors, and bunks. Today, their walls are daubed—coated with clay or mud. Three men have boils. The weather is wet and warm spoiling much of the elk meat in the smoke house.

From the journals...

we finish dobbig 4 huts which is all we have Covered
Sjt. J. Ordway, Gibson & my Servent Sick Several with Biles on them

William Clark

Fort Clatsop floor

Hewn plank floor at Fort Clatsop

Photo provided by Lewis and Clark National Historic Park, Fort Clatsop.

rained all the last night & to day without much intermition

William Clark

Fort Clatsop

Video taken with permission at Lewis and Clark National Historic Park, Fort Clatsop.