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Museum To Celebrate Fort Dalles Days

This Saturday

Fort Dalles Museum will be celebrating Fort Dalles Days with activities for the whole family on July 21 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

View the antique vehicle collection while listening to the old time fiddling of Rich and Connie Dunnington and the toe tapping music of the Dufur Boys; Hop aboard a horse drawn wagon that will take you back and forth between the 1856 Surgeon's Quarters and the Rorick House; Spinners of the Columbia Fibres Guild will be spinning wool in the 1895 Anderson House kitchen; lots of cute friendly 4-H animals will be in the 1890 Anderson Barn; take your picture with Frenchy the Fur Trader and Clyde the 1850s soldier; Mr. Branch, an 1848 Oregon Trail "Overlander" will discuss the trials and tribulations of his era; Reverend Jason Lee, as portrayed by Aaron Auer will display a Bible used at the Methodist Mission in the 1830s.

Under the old chestnut tree you will find a blacksmith demonstrating his skills. Food will be available for purchase in the Fort Dalles "Mess Hall." Vendors will be offering homespun items for purchase.

The Fort Dalles Floozies will be selling raffle tickets for a watercolor of the Surgeon's Quarters.

Admission is FREE for the whole family during Family Fun Day!

Fort Dalles Museum is located at 500 West 15th and Garrison Street.

For further information call 541-296-4547 or go to www.fortdallesmuseum.org.

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