On April 19, Randy Francom will present a program about the Lewis and Clark expedition, which overwintered at today’s Fort Clatsop site near Astoria, at History Talks at the Schmidt House. Francom, an interpretive park ranger, will appear in costume and will offer an engaging talk, complete with artifacts representing the early 1800s.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER — Randy Francom, a resident of Lacey, is part of a team of interpretive park rangers at Fort Clatsop near Astoria, Oregon. Francom — retired from the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services –spends his summers at Fort Clatsop.

WHAT— Learn about the Lewis & Clark expedition to Fort Clatsop

WHEN—Thursday, April 19, 2018, noon-1 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and close at capacity.

WHERE—The Schmidt House, 330 Schmidt Place SW, Tumwater

COST—Free (donations are welcome!)

FOR MORE INFO—visit www.olytumfoundation.org, or contact Don Trosper, Public History Manager at history@olytumfoundation.org or 360-786-8117

SPONSORED BY—Olympia Tumwater Foundation (www.olytumfoundation.org)

Our thanks to the City of Tumwater for their support.

The Olympia Tumwater Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

For a complete list of our history talks, click here.

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330 Schmidt Pl SW, Tumwater, WA 98501
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330 Schmidt Pl SW, Tumwater, WA 98501