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    by fred98115 Written Feb 13, 2014

    There were two stockades where Lewis and Clark wintered over during their expedition: Fort Clatsop in Oregon and Fort Mandan in North Dakota. Replicas of each fort have been built, and this one is a fine example that gives insight into how the expedition members passed a cold winter. It was a military expedition with discipline, and the structure of the fort reflects this. A triangular stockade, it sits a few minutes walk from the Missouri River. Photographers: there is a lot to shoot here - the stockade, inside photos of the barracks, cottonwood trees, the Missouri, architectural details. A digital camera with zoom lens and flash works well here.

    Parade Ground Barracks Room Trail Through the Cottonwoods Missouri River Architectural Detail: Chimney and Roof
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    • Photography
    • Historical Travel

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