2126 S.W. Halsey St. Troutdale, OR, 97060
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Edgefield - Blackberry Hall
5 pm doors, 6:30 pm event
All ages welcome
Due to COVID and staffing changes, this event has been postponed indefinitely.
5 pm doors, 6:30 pm eventAll ages welcome
Presented by Miranda Mendoza, Oregon State Parks
When we think of the History of transportation in the Pacific
Northwest, our thoughts gravitate towards the steam locomotive, the
sternwheeler, and the Model T. However, the story of transportation doesn’t
begin with pavement, steel rails, wooden wheels, or dirt roads. It begins
with the meandering flow of a magnificent, ancient river.
Join us as we take a journey back in time to explore the mighty
Columbia River and discover how its formation influenced life and travel in the
About the Speaker:
Miranda Mendoza is and interpretive park ranger for the West
Columbia Gorge Management Unit of Oregon State Parks. Having worked
for State Parks since 2000, she has had the privilege of working with several
of Oregon’s amazing historic sites including the Sumpter Valley Dredge, Collier
Logging Museum, Wolf Creek Inn, and now the Vista House.
When not duty, Miranda enjoys getting off the beaten path
exploring the surrounding woods and mountains, writing, photography, and
These monthly, free events are open to everyone interested in Oregon and Pacific Northwest history. Co-sponsored by like-minded historical and civic organizations, we bring you experts, scholars, first-person experiencers and historians who expound on topics from Lewis and Clark to shipwrecks, hop growing to women pioneers and far, far beyond. It's like being back in the classroom - except this time you get to settle into comfortable seats and enjoy a drink or two with dinner while you listen and learn.
This event is eligible for a History Pub Stamp
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