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Rick McClure – Preserving History in the Gifford Pinchot

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!
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Taiwanese Students Visit CGIC

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
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Documenting Local History

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.
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Local Author Plans Book Signing

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
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Museum Speaker Explains Unique Gorge Plant Life

Staff, volunteers, and visitors at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum will be celebrating the diversity of plant life in the Gorge Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. “Visitors to the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum often remark about the abundance and diversity of the plants that grow in th
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