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Fort Clatsop National Memorial


  • Vicinity: 4.5 mi S of Astoria
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building
  • Activity Category: On Foot
  • On Foot Type: Hike

Corps of Discovery

Fort Clatsop was the winter encampment for the Corps of Discovery from December 1805 to March 1806. The visitor center includes a replica of Fort Clatsop similar to the one built by the explorers, an interpretive center offering an exhibit hall, gift shop and two films. - NPS


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1805/12/00 John Colter Explorer Corps of Discovery build Fort Clatsop and camp from December 1805 to March 1806. Lewis and Clark Expedition
1805/12/00 William Clark Explorer Corps of Discovery build Fort Clatsop and camp from December 1805 to March 1806. Lewis and Clark Expedition
1805/12/00 Meriwether Lewis Explorer Corps of Discovery build Fort Clatsop and camp from December 1805 to March 1806. Lewis and Clark Expedition

Data »

Particulars for Fort Clatsop National Memorial:
Sight Category Building
Physiographic Coastal Environ
Criteria Consideration Commemorative property
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Owner Federal
Historic Use Military facility
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Disposition Reconstructed property



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 66000640
Resource Type:
Owner: Federal
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Other Certification: Additional documentation
Nominator Name: National Memorial
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Exploration-settlement
Applicable Criteria: Person
Criteria Consideration: Commemorative property, Reconstructed property
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1805, 1806
Associated People: Lewis,Merriweather,et al.
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Military facility
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum Monument, Marker

Activities »

The center features ranger-led programs, costumed rangers in the fort and trailheads for the Fort To Sea Trail and Netul River Trail as well as restrooms and a picnic area.

Daily costumed programs and other ranger-led activities are scheduled during the summer months, beginning mid-June and ending Labor Day weekend. - NPS

Activity
On Foot Type Hike
Activity Category On Foot

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