Ranger Living History Programs

This Event has no scheduled dates at this time. It last occurred on Monday, September 2, 2019.
Lewis & Clark National Historical Park, Ranger Living History Programs
Event Description: 

9:30 Raising the Colors 10:30 - 12:30 Historical Demonstration 1:30 Flintlocks: Tools of Survival 2:00 – 3:00 Historical Demonstration 3:30 Flintlocks: Tools of Survival 4:30 Lowering of the Colors

Netul Trail Guided Walks: Take an approximately 1 mile walk along the Netul River, and learn about the historical, cultural, and natural resources of the area around Fort Clatsop.
Raising the Colors/Lowering of the Flag: A short presentation on the flag of the expedition, with the opportunity to help raise or lower the flag.
Flintlocks: Tools of Survival: Presentation on flintlock muzzle loaders that may include stories, historical information, and audience participation followed by the ranger loading and firing the muzzle loader.
Historical Demonstration: Ongoing programs that allows participants to gain a better understanding of a specific aspect of the expedition, and have the opportunity to touch replica items that they expedition would have used, or try an activity commonly completed by the Corps of Discovery. Examples of demonstrations include quill pen wirting, flint and steel fire starting, candle making, hides and furs, and more! 
9:30 Raising the Colors
10:30 - 12:30 Historical Demonstration
1:30 Flintlocks: Tools of Survival
2:00 – 3:00 Historical Demonstration
3:30 Flintlocks: Tools of Survival
4:30 Lowering of the Colors
Price: 
Regular entrance fee $7 per adult over the age of 15

Where is the event?

Lewis & Clark National Historical Park (See address and directions on the rightbelow)

Lewis & Clark National Historical Park

92343 Fort Clatsop Road
Astoria, OR
(503) 861-2471