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Aug 7, 2013 - Historical Drive along the Columbia River

we drove up the Columbia River back toward the Astoria Bridge to see Dismal Nitch. In 1805 the Lewis and Clark Expedition Corps of Discovery were low on supplies and traveling rapidly down the Columbia River, intending to meet one of the last trading ships of the season, hoping to secure needed supplies and to send back journals and specimens home as requested by President Jefferson. On November 10, 1805, a severe winter storm struck the area, forcing them off the river for six days and preventing them from meeting the supply ships. The...

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Dec 3, 2008 - Cape Disappointment, Ft. Canby, Knappton Quarantine Station

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 – Cape Disappointment, Fort Canby and Knappton, Washington My luck held and I awoke to a bright sunny morning. The sky was clear and the sun was shining, so I prepared for my trip to the southern part of the peninsula and Cape Disappointment. After a quick bite of breakfast, I got the maps and information I wanted together, and Zack and I drove to the beach access road and played on the beach for about 25 minutes. I wanted Zack to get rid of his excess energy and rest while we traveled. We drove south on...

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