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Hood River County Historical Museum

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Famous for it's fruit production, (Apples and Pears), the Hood River valley and the museum are located just off Interstate 84 at exit 64.

Exhibits include Native American, Fruit and Logging Industries, Finnish, Japanese and Hispanic Cultures, Hobby Cases, Dolls, Toys, Doctor's Buggy and Period Parlor. The Lewis & Clark Exhibit is based upon the Portland, Oregon Lewis and Clark Exposition of 1905.

Hours: Apr-Aug, Wed-Sat, 10am-4pm, Sun 12-4pm. Sep-Oct Open daily 12-4

Admission Free: Donations Accepted

Hood River drains into The Columbia River Gorge. Columbia River Gorge Nat'l Scenic Area is a spectacular river canyon cutting the only sea-level route through the Cascade Mountains. It's 80 miles long and up to 4,000 feet deep with the north canyon walls in Washington State and the south canyon walls in Oregon State.

This is just one of the many Historical Museums located throughout Oregon.

Location: PO Box 781, 300 E. Port Marina Drive, Hood River Oregon 97031 Telephone 541-386-6772 Fax 541-386-6772

Other History nearby:
(Carver) Baker Cabin
(Washougal) Camas-Washougal Historical Soc. Museum
(Cascade Locks) Cascade Locks Historical Museum
(Stevenson) Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center
(Stevenson) Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center
(Stevenson) Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum


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10/14 Coming to The Hood River area
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.
Gorge Blues and Brews Festival Stevenson WA June21-22 Fine collection of local craft brews and local wines, a multitude of phenomenal foods, and great blues music, while benefiting local charities in the Columbia Gorge.
Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival Stevenson WA June25-28 Amazing talent, workshops, instrument contests and raffle, fine craft and food vendors, a merry beer garden, and nightly dances.
The Oregon Jamboree Sweet Home OR August2-4 Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, the the Oregon Jamboree has 2 stages, 22 shows, 1 sweet weekend.