June 28, 1804

On this date the members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition spotted the first buffalo they had ever seen. It was near present day Kansas City. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store

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