Lewis and Clark THF: Annual Meeting

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Name: Lewis and Clark THF: Annual Meeting
Date: October 7, 2018 - October 10, 2018
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Event Description:
Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
50th Annual Meeting
October 7–10, 2018, Astoria, Oregon
Online registration available at www.or-lcthf.org in spring 2018.

Visit sites during the Corps’ winter stay, 1805–1806
  • Dismal Nitch
  • Station Camp (Middle Village)
  • Cape Disappointment
  • Fort Clatsop
  • Salt Works
  • Whale site, NeCus’ village, McNeal’s Folly
  • Columbia River (on the Portland Spirit)
Learn about life before and after the Corps arrived
  • Chinook and Clatsop Indian lifeways
  • Exploration and trade before Lewis & Clark
  • Challenging but rich environment of the Columbia/Pacific region
  • Arrival of the Astorians and later commerce
  • How the Corps of Discovery impacted science and American lore
  • Ongoing struggles to retain tribal identity
Celebrate 50 years of Trail preservation
and interpretation
  • Recognize the Foundation’s early leaders in Portland
  • Commemorate the National Trails System Act of 1968
Contact Information:
Oregon Chapter, LCTHF Larry McClure
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