August 11, 1804
Captain Clark - "after the rain was over, Capt.
Lewis myself & 10 men asssended the Hill where the Mahars King Black
Bird was burried 4 years ago. a mound of earth about 12 feet
Diameter at the base, & 6 feet high is raised over him turfed, and a
pole 8 feet high in the center on this pole we fixed a white flag
bound with red blue & white"...
Blackbird Hill is located on the Omaha reservation, and not open to the
public, but you can climb a scenic overlook at Milepost 152
on US 75, about three miles north of
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