Champoeg History Cache series starts Jan. 17 (2015)

Oregon beaverEarly 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.



Posted on January 9, 2015, in event, state parks and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. You should delete the ‘related article’ following this that is for 2013 and gives different dates. That is very confusing.

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