Fort Programs

Flintlock Volley During Christmas Programs 2016/2017

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Summer Season

Daily programs will be offered beginning June 20, 2022 through September 5, 2022

Program Schedule

6 programs will be offered through the day. Topics and style of programs will vary throughout the day and through the week.


10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, and 4:30.

Program Descriptions

Flintlocks - Tools of Survival:

Presentation on flintlock muzzle loaders that may include stories, historical information, and audience participation followed by the ranger loading and firing the muzzle loader.


Twenty to thirty minute presentation about topics related to the Lewis and Clark Expedition and may include topics such as preparations for the journey, survival of the Expedition and unsung heros of the expedition.

Historical Demonstration:

Ongoing programs that allows participants to gain a better understanding of a specific aspect of the expedition, and have the opportunity to touch replica items that they expedition would have used, or try an activity commonly completed by the Corps of Discovery. Examples of demonstrations include quill pen wirting, flint and steel fire starting, candle making, hides and furs, and more!

Last updated: June 13, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road

Astoria, OR 97103


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

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