Scout-History

Beaverhead Rock (Journals of Lewis and Clark)

Clip | 1m 8s

This one-minute video segment from IdahoPTV's "Moments in Time" presents Captain Meriwether Lewis’ journal entry from August 8, 1805. In it he describes Sacagawea’s recognition of a landmark known to her people as the Beaver’s Head, a sign they were near the Shoshone Tribe and the possibility of acquiring much-needed horses.

Aired: 11/15/04

Rating: TV-G

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