Champoeg History Cache series starts Jan. 17 (2015)
Early Champoeg history, people and crafts are the focus of presentations set for Jan. 17, Feb. 14, March 7 and April 25.
“Survival, Subsistence and Transition” is first up Jan. 17, noon-4 p.m. at the Champoeg Visitor Center.
12 p.m. — Interpretive Park Ranger Dan Klug presents an overview of geology, human occupation and settlement of French Prairie.
1 p.m. — Professional storyteller Gordon Munro tells the tales of the mountain man at Champoeg during the 19th century.
2 p.m. — Local historian Rick Tabor presents Ewing Young: his achievements and relationship with the Hudson’s Bay Company.
3 p.m. — Local historian Dale Coleman presents the trade goods of the fur trade and their importance to early commerce in Oregon Country.
Admission is free. Day-use parking is $5. Check the Go Guide for information on upcoming presentations, or call (503) 678-1251 ext. 222.