September 9, 1806

Going with the Flow. With the help of the current, Lewis and Clark were speeding down the river toward St. Louis. On this night they stopped and camped again in what is today, Missouri. They were just south of the Missouri-Iowa border.

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.