Fort Clatsop offers several videos about the Lewis and Clark Expedition for two week loans to school groups. The following list of videos are available: (Fort Clatsop pays to ship them to you - your school pays to ship them back)
"We Proceeded On"
This is a story of the Lewis & Clark Expedition of 1804-1806. A journey of exploration, complete with journal excerpts, encounters with Indians, the sometimes beautiful and sometimes threatening landscape, and a summary of their objectives and accomplishments. 32-Minute movie on DVD
"Living History Demonstrations"
Costumed rangers demonstrating skills necessary for their survival of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. 20 minutes 9-short demonstration segments available only on our Youtube channel:
♦ Build a dugout canoe for stability in the rough waters of the Snake and Columbia Rivers
"A Clatsop Winter Story"
This 22-minute film tells the story of the 1805-1806 wintering over of the Lewis and Clark expedition from the perspective of the Clatsop Peoples and informed by the journals of Lewis and Clark. It features a descendant of Coboway, one of the Chiefs who greeted the Corps.
"Searching for York"
The Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) and co-produced by Oregon Historical Society. The 29-minute DVD illustrates a portrait of York. He was the only enslave African American member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Great for middle and high school classrooms.
"Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West"
This 40 minute National Geographic video recreates the events of the Corps of Discovery as they crossed what would become the United States.
The listed movies are available for purchase at: fortclatsopbookstore.com
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Last updated: February 5, 2020