Portraits of Lewis and Clark

November 21, 1803

Lewis and Clark were struggling to get upstream. On this day they passed the area of New Madrid going toward Cape Girardeau. 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.