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Spokane Westerners Summer Trips 2018
Upper images are courtesy of the Northwest Room . Images to the left are courtesy of the Dick Jensen Collection. The image above is courtesy of the Nostalgia Magazine Collection.
Yellowstone Trail Near Spokane
with Don Popejoy Thursday July 26, 2018 8:00 am $70
Extending from Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound, the Yellowstone Trail created one of the first original roads across the northern tier of states. Historian and
author Don Popejoy gave a Westerners talk in December 2017, about this unique road. Today, we will travel along portions of the Yellowstone Trail and visit local sites where history comes alive. Join Don for an exciting and fun day as we follow
history in our rolling classroom. RSVP by
July 22. $70 call Dick Jensen
Lewis and Clark near Lewiston, Toussaint Charbonneau Re-enactor
August 30 -31, 2018 (Thu.-Fri.) (one night overnight) $369 pp dbl occ $418 sgl occ
Explore Lewis and Clark sites around Lewiston. Listen to a historical re-enactor portray Toussaint Charbonneau, the famous husband of Sacagawea. Learn about the Nimiipuu, the Nez Perce Natives and their influences upon the L&C expedition survival. Visit the Nez Perce
National Park at Lapwai and watch the 23 minute video called, ‘Nez Perce - Portrait of a People’. It provides a great overview of the Nez Perce people, including their encounter with the Corps of Discovery.
See the Clarkston Garden which highlights plants described in the
L&C journals. See the beautiful Tsceminicum sculpture that interprets Nez Perce mythology with a symbolic Earth Mother figure whose body sustains all forms of life, and from whose hands the rivers run. The wildlife and legends depicted represent Clearwater River and the Snake River tributaries. Visit the Lewis and Clark Discovery Center. RSVP by July 30. $369 pp dbl occ $418 sgl occ
Call Dick Jensen 509-747-1335 to make a reservation.