Historic Diaries: Floyd 1804
June 22, 1804
Capt. Lewis walked along on the shore this day despite the 87-degree heat. The hunters provided a goose and a bear for fresh food.
Friday June 22
Set out at 7 oclock after a verry hard Storm. thunder and Rain, wind from the West. proceeded on under a gentle Breeze from the N. W. passd a Creek on the South Side Calleded the Littel Fire Creek. it Comes in opset the middel of a Small Isd on the South Side. Strong water. Came 9 miles. encamped on the Southe Side at a Prarie. this Prarie is Called Fire. on the N. Side Comes in a Creek Calleded the Big Fire Creek. the Creek is about 50 yards wide and High Land.