“This is our primary fundraiser of the year,” said Executive Director Sharon Tiffany. “And this one should be especially fun. The committee plans to turn this place into a rollicking speakeasy, complete with flappers, good jazz, and maybe even a bottle or two of bootlegged hooch.”
In the Cascade Range, historic buildings don’t last if they aren’t cared for. More than 80 percent of Skamania County is in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest and fortunately, the man in charge of preservation is paying attention. And he’s coming to the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center!
Thirty-eight Taiwanese middle-schoolers were at the Interpretive Center recently during a three week trip to the US. The visit was part of a “sister school” program with the Evergreen School District in Vancouver. The day they visited the gorge the students also stopped at Multnomah Falls and Bonnev
The Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson is filled with millions of dollars worth of artifacts documenting 15,000 years of gorge history. But the staff and volunteers are always on the hunt for more, especially documentation of early local pioneers.
Area history buffs will be lining up Black Friday, Nov. 23, at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson. On hand at the Museum Store will be local historian/author Merna DeBolt to sign copies of the third volume of her popular Museum Musings. The books, fresh off the press this wee
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.