Kennewick, WA to The Dalles, OR ok
Rock Fort at the Dalles,
OR. Campsite of Oct. 25-27, 1805. Long accepted as a true L&C site, new
archaeology is going on to find absolute proof.
Ogden, Fur Trader visited us from the past this morning. Here he is with
Ogden, a British employee of the Hudson's Bay
Company, actively tried to prevent Americans from coming into the
Oregon, but here they are, on the Oregon Trail at Biggs, OR
Another place we visited
was a replica of Stonehenge, built by Sam Hill (of Maryhill fame)
morning Gail "found a sheet of paper under her door." it turned out to be
a page from the journal of Seaman, Lewis's dog.
Seamanís Journal Aug. 1805
we left Missouri we had good food all the way to Fort Mandan. I had fun
playing in the
snow that winter, but my master and the other men said it
was cold. Swimming in the water was fun but running up the hills was
hard for me and the men carrying and pushing the canoes.
good buffalo steaks on the trek to Missoula and then we had to eat some
of our horses. However, by the time we got to the Snake River and the
cook served dog, I knew it was time to look for nuts and berries. Maybe
I should turn vegetarian. Will we have fish soon?"
Look for more from Seaman
under Seaman's Journal
Dick Milligan came up
with another cartoon. Remember, you can see his whole series in