LEWIS & CLARK EXPEDITION 200 YEARS AGO TODAY 11/02/1804

The expedition locates where they will build the winter camp. They choose an area near a large groove of cottonwood trees. They proceeded to work at once on a triangular log stockade with cabins against two walls. It was named Fort Mandan, West of todays Washburn, North Dakota. The actual site is partially covered by the ever moving Missouri River.