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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

The Expedition continues its homeward journey down the Missouri River. They see several recent signs of the Sioux and notice those Indians have destroyed several old Arikara villages. Camp is above present Pierre, South Dakota.

From the journals...

at Sunset we landed about the Center of a large bottom on the N E Side a little below the enterance of No timber Creek and below our Encampment of 29th of Septr. 1804.

William Clark

Cantepeta Creek at the Missouri River

Missouri River bank in morning light