In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark
From Illinois to the Pacific
July 26 - Aug. 12, 2015




1123...: Day 7, August 1 - Pierre, SD to Bismarck, ND + 254 miles = 1377

Sitting bull's grave and monument above the Missouri River at Mobridge, SD. legend has it that in 1953, his family removed him from the Fort Yates grave pictured below, and placed him above the river he loved so well.



Sitting Bull's original grave at Fort Yates, ND


The legend of the Standing Rock is that of a woman who would not move with the tribe. When her husband went to get her she had turned to stone. On the Standing Rock Indian Reservation at Fort Yates, ND


An abandoned indian village mentioned by Lewis and Clark. Restored by the CCC


The Mandan and Hidatsa Indians live in these earth lodges


Inside the ceremonial lodge


Custer's House at Fort Abraham Lincoln, Mandan, ND


The day ended with a dinner cruise on the Missouri at Bismarck.

1123...: Day 7, August 1 - Pierre, SD to Bismarck, ND + 254 miles = 1377

Pierre to Bismarck