Staff and volunteers at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum are gearing up for their 18th annual Show & Shine car show Aug. 30. “We had 23 cars at our first show,” chuckled General Manager Rob Peterson. “Last year we had more than 150 cars registered and more than 1,000 visitors votin
A Lewis & Clark Expedition living-history expert is coming to the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson, Wash. In a sense, Tom Wilson will be coming home Sunday, Aug. 17. Wilson was raised in Stevenson but went on to teach and coach in Astoria for more than 30 years. Some 20 ye
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
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
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. &
Time prints of the millennia are boldly etched on the walls of the Columbia Gorge. They record a 40-million-year-long story of change, endurance and majesty. The first human imprints in the Gorge were left by the Indian cultures that flourished here for thousands of years, drawing both spiritual and physical strength from this.
When you visit the Columbia River Gorge Interpretive Center Museum, you are able to visualize and participate in the life of the Columbia River Gorge.