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Welcome to Bismarck/Mandan, North Dakota
A light dusting of snow on the morning of October 21, 1804
signified to Lewis & Clark that winter had arrived early.
The "Corps of Discovery" built a
fort nearby the Mandan and Hidatsa villages.

While wintering with the natives, the expedition encountered many "Firsts":
 from partaking in the ceremonial "Buffalo Dance" -
Christmas party - northern lights - bitter cold temperatures -
 to meeting the most influential woman that would accompany
Lewis & Clark on their westward journey.
Her name,
(meaning "bird woman" in the language of her Hidatsa captors)
served as an interpreter, guide, teacher, and even an ambassador.

October 14, 1804 - April 7, 1805

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Bismarck/Mandan, North Dakota 

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Sakakawea Bronze Statue
Fort Abraham Lincoln Park
Fort Mandan & the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
Knife River Indian Villages
Sakakawea Trail
Lewis & Clark Historical Sites
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Bismarck Motels
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Proceed on to New Town, North Dakota  Approx. travel distance is 148 miles 

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