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Free Book Signing With Northwest Author EF Winters

Northwest juvenile historic fiction author EF Winters will be holding a book signing at the museum Saturday, July 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. Her new book is Memeloose; The House of the Dead. Winters began exploring the history of the region as a child touring with a Native American cultural exhibit. Throu
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Sundays on the Gorge Presents – American Indians in Cinema: Participation Onscreen and Behind the Scene

The staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center have booked a well known scholar and expert to talk about Indians on the big screen. Lance Rhoades, a well known scholar and expert on Native Americans, will give his presentation, American Indians in Cinema: Participation Onscreen a
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Sundays on the Gorge Presents – Geology of the Gorge with Les Hastings

We will be hosting a talk on the geology of the gorge Sunday, June 22. The presentation is part of the museum’s “Sundays on the Gorge” speakers series. June’s headliner is retired math and science teacher Les Hastings. His talk will be: A personal journey into the geology of the gorge. &
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19th Anniversary Celebration Scheduled for Saturday, May 17th

Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum have announced a packed schedule for the museum’s free 19th anniversary party Saturday, May 17. “In addition to our usual fun events, informative displays, music and activities on this day,” said Jim Price, direc
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Guest Speaker: Peg Willis – Building the Columbia River Highway

Come hear author Peg Willis Sunday, May 18, as part of the museum’s ongoing speakers series. Willis, a retired teacher from Oregon, has had a life-long love affair with the Columbia River Highway. Years of research have culminated in her new book, Building the Columbia River Highway, which was recen
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