May 14 Saturday – 9:00 AM Idaho Chapter meeting and field trip at Spalding Visitor Center, Nez Perce National Historical Park, for a car tour of Lewis and Clark Campsites along the Clearwater River
May 16, 2016 –Monday – 100th anniversary of Henry J Biddle planting an American flag at the top of Beacon Rock
May 18, Wednesday – 7:00 pm, the Lewis & Clark class from Woodburn High School will be making a presentation at Memaloose State Park on the Columbia River at I-84 exit 73 (westbound only).
May 21-Saturday – Wallula Gap hike, Sponsored by REACH and REI. For this and other similar trips http://visitthereach.org/2016-tours/. For info on videos of flood features, see https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNS9qfD-DQWvRrjKsIIUzvw
May 21 – Saturday – Bio-Blitz at Fort Vancouver will be a day of biological surveying to record as many of the living species as possible with National Park Service rangers and community volunteers. Grand Ronde cultural educator Greg Archuleta will lead a tour of the Confluence Land Bridge.
May 21- Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Pacific Northwest Living Historians at Joint Base Lewis-McChord for Armed Forces Day
June 3-6 – Brig Lady Washington and topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain at Ilwaco for dockside tours and adventure sails. See the Grey’s Harbor Historical Seaport Authority http://historicalseaport.org/
for more details.
June 4 – Saturday National Trail Day and free entry day at Washington State Parks, including Anniversary Celebration at Cape Disappointment State Park For other free entry days go to http://parks.state.wa.us/167/Discover-Pass-Fees
June 9, 2016 – Thursday – Centennial of the presentation of the Cyrus Dallin statue of Sacajawea to Cheney Normal School, (now Eastern Washington University).
June 11-12 Saturday- Sunday Living History Fur Trade Encampment and Symposium at Spokane House Interpretative Center, Highway 291, Nine Mile Falls, Washington. More information at http://www.friendsofspokanehouse.com/encampment.html
June 22 -Wednesday – Daily summer Ranger programs begin and continue through September 5, at Fort Clatsop
June 26 – Sunday – Canoe tours begin (by reservation) and continuing through September 4 at Fort Clatsop
July 14 – Thursday Snake River jet boat/bus trip Tri-Cities to Windust Park and Palouse Falls. Sponsored by REACH and REI. For this and other similar trips http://visitthereach.org/2016-tours/
July 23-14 Saturday/Sunday Living History program at Knappton Cove Heritage Center, near Naselle
July 24-27, 2016 – Foundation 48th Annual meeting in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
August, Oregon Chapter field trip and hike over Tillamook Head form Seaside to Cannon Beach.
August 20 – Saturday Seaport Celebration at Terminal 4, Port of Portland,(Captain Clarks campsite of April 2, 1806).
September 17-19 Foundation Regional Meeting in Minneapolis-St. Paul hosted by the Illini Chapter of the LCTHF will feature tours of several sites of historic and cultural interest, a paddlewheel boat ride on the Mississippi River, visit to the National Eagle Center and other stops. Meeting hotel is Best Western Dakota Ridge Hotel, 3450 Washington Dr, Eagan, MN
651-452-0100 with a special rate of $89. Registration fee $200.00 and $75.00 for the separate trips. Registration is limited to 50 attendees for each part. Please contact Lou Ritten at email@example.com or 708-354-7778 for more information and to register.
September 23-24 Saturday/Sunday – Heritage Days at Sacajawea State Park and Interpretative Center
October 30 – (Re)Presenting Native Americans – at the Tacoma Art Museum
December 3 – Saturday, Oregon Chapter Holiday potluck and Annual Meeting
2017 – Confluence Project dedication at Celilo Park
2017 – Artists Drawn to the West, plus the permanent Haub Family Collection of Western American Art at the Tacoma Art Museum.
Summer 2017 – Foundation 49th Annual meeting Billings, Montana
September 2018 Foundation 50th Annual meeting in Astoria, Oregon.
Summer 2019 Foundation 51st Annual meeting in Saint Louis, Missouri.