September 11, 1806

Lewis and Clark were out of meat and had to stop to send out hunters before they could continue. They were near the mouth of the Nodaway River.

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.