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Photo Mural 27

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Lochsa River at Colt-Killed Creek,
Bitterroot Range (Idaho)

Lochsa River at Colt-Killed Creek,
Bitterroot Range (Idaho)

September 14th Thursday [NB:Saturday]1805

"a Cloudy day in the Valies it rained and hailed, on the top of the mountains Some Snow fell. . . . here we wer compelled to kill a Colt for our men & Selves to eat for the want of meat & we named the South fork Colt killed Creek, and this river we Call Flathead River. The Mountains which we passed to day much worse than yesterday the last excessively bad & Thickly Strowed with falling timber & Pine ... Steep & Stony our men and horses much fatigued, The rain [blank]"

William Clark

The above quote is taken directly from the Gary Moulton, University of Nebraska version of the Lewis and Clark Journals.


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The Old Courthouse

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