Guest Speakers

In Their Footsteps Lecture Series

On the third Sunday, September through May at 1 p.m., this speaker series is an opportunity to meet scholars, authors, and artists. Join the conversation and be inspired by history, people and culture. This forum is sponsored by the Lewis & Clark National Park Association and presented in the Netul River Room of Fort Clatsop's visitor center, and is free of charge.

 

All remaining Spring 2020 In Their Footsteps Lectures have been canceled, following guidance from the CDC and recommendations from state and local public health authorities in consultation with NPS Public Health Service Officers.

September 20th's talk "Something Worth Doing" by Jane Kirkpatrick has been rescheduled for September 19th, 2021.

October 18th's talk "Ever Wild: A Lifetime on Mount Adams" by Darryl Lloyd is cancelled. Tentatively a virtual talk on Salt, Saltmaking, and the Saltmakers may instead be taking place.

Guest speakers have been rescheduled to dates in the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 speakers series season

For questions or more information, call the park at (503) 861-2471.

Fall 2020/Spring 2021 programs:

- Oct. 18 - Tentative talk on Salt, Saltmaking, and the Saltmakers
- Nov. 15 - "Layers of Middle Village History" by Bill Garvin

- Dec. 20 - “The Enlightenment: Eighteenth Century
Curiosity about Nation-Building, Science, Exploration and Jefferson’s Role in this Phenomenon”
by Junius Rochester
- Jan. 17 -
“History of Powder Horns”
- Scott Morrison
- Feb. 14 -
“Introduction to Local Owls” - Barbara Linnette
- March 24 - TBA
- April 18 - TBA

- May 16 - “Early Explorers of the Pacific Northwest – A Long Time Coming” - Robert Heacock
 

Nature Matters: Where Nature and Culture Meet

A lively monthly conversation about the intersection of nature and culture, takes place on the second Thursdays of the month at 7:00pm, August through May, at the Fort George Brewery + Public House in Astoria, Oregon. Doors open at 6 p.m. to purchase dinner or beverages at the George before the event. The series delves into the many ways that human beings look to the natural world for inspiration, sustenance and survival - the intersection of nature and culture. The collaborative series is hosted by Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Lewis & Clark National Park Association and the North Coast Watershed Association in partnership with the Fort George Brewery + Public House and is free to the public.

 

All remaining Spring 2020 Nature Matters Lectures have been canceled, following guidance from the CDC and recommendations from state and local public health authorities in consultation with NPS Public Health Service Officers.



For more information, call the park at (503) 861-2471.

Please check back later for a list of Fall 2020/Spring 2021 speakers.

Last updated: September 17, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road

Astoria, OR 97103

Phone:

(503) 861-2471
Rangers are available and able to answer your calls between the hours of 9 - 5 PST.

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