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The Cargo Exhibit at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

May, 2004 through September, 2006
The Dalles, Oregon

Contact: Renee Walasavage @ 541.296-8600 x243
renee@gorgediscovery.org

Kids Explorer Room fills a windowed gallery with fun activities for kids to learn about the expedition. Children can experience archaeological discovery in an excavation sandbox, dress up in clothing of Lewis and Clark’s era, and try their skill at loading a keelboat model without capsizing it. Visitors can try their hand at aiming a black powder rifle and using a sextant like the one Lewis and Clark used to determine their location.

Corp II - October 28-31 Corps of Discovery II at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum. Learn about the Expedition and its significance in American History. Special festivities include; Tent of Many Voices, live demonstrations, visiting exhibits and cultural presentations.

Discover the contents of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. "Cargo" exhibit on display until September 2006 interprets the equipment and supplies of the Expedition. See what 30 tons of cargo looks like and learn what's inside all those boxes, bundles and barrels.

Archaeology From Space: Collaborative Research with NASA Stennis Space Center available via touch-screen computer.

Learn about the cultural and natural history of the Gorge through interactive and multimedia exhibits that bring history to life.

Museum offers picnic area and hiking trails. Great paved trail along the banks of the Columbia River

Visit Rock Fort, where Lewis & Clark camped.

  • Cargo descriptor & photos available
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   National Signature Event entitled Destination: The Pacific View winter 1 Download PDF file
   Lewis & Clark: The National Bicentennial Exhibition at the
   Oregon Historical Society
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   The Cargo Exhibit at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center View winter 3 Download PDF file
   The Fort to Sea Trail dedication at Fort Clatsop View winter 4 Download PDF file

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