A New Nation's Journey West
Portage to the Pacific Sept. 19 - 29, 2007
Day 2 - Sept. 20 - Great Falls to
Fort Benton and back ok
Signs at Upper Portage Camp Overlook
Looking at the site of
the Upper Portage Camp.
is a replica of Lewis' iron boat frame, which did not work. At right
Richard blows the soundenhorn to get us back on the bus, just as Lewis
and Clark did 200 years ago.
Here's the group at Ryan Dam (The Great Falls of the
Next it was to Decision Point, the confluence of two
rivers which initially puzzled the explorers. Was the northern or
southern fork the true Missouri. Marjorie carries our flag above the
Missouri river with the Marias River coming in center left.
A docent at this replica of the earyl fur- trade fort.