On Sunday, October 7 at Tumwater Falls Park, the Tumwater Historical Association (THA) celebrates the Oregon Trail with a myriad of activities.
This year marks the 175th anniversary of the start of the Oregon Trail. Westward travel over the trail is generally considered to have begun in 1843. Various places claim to be the end of the Oregon Trail—Tumwater claims that title, too!
Join us at Tumwater Falls Park for a host of demonstrations and hands-on activities that showcase the pioneers’ way of life:
Drop spindle spinning
Sourdough bread making
Pioneer seed display
A bake sale, cake, door prizes, living history reenactments, sing-alongs, and music demonstrations will also be offered.
The Stream Team volunteers will also be on hand to teach the public about salmon—here’s your chance to see returning salmon fight their way up the Deschutes River!
WHAT— 175th anniversary of the beginning of the Oregon Trail
WHEN—Sunday, October 7, 2018, noon to 4 p.m.
WHERE—Tumwater Falls Park, 110 Deschutes Way SW, Tumwater
COST—Free (donations are welcome!)
FOR MORE INFO—contact Corinne Tobeck, 360-790-2829
SPONSORED BY—Tumwater Historical Association, PO Box 4315, Tumwater, WA 98501-0315