Goldendale is the county seat for Klickitat County
Dallesport is in Klickitat County
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Trading as a Way of Life
Since time immemorial, American Indians have lived nearby, nest to the life-giving river. They have thrived on the abundant fisheries, the rich resources of the uplands, and an extensive trade network. Captain . . . — — Map (db m158325) HM
Centuries before North America was colonized. Indian societies flourished on Columbia River shores. Annual return of the salmon provided nutrient-rich food, a valued commodity for bater, and spiritual renewal.
Men fish and hunt while women gather . . . — — Map (db m158630) HM
Geologists say between 13,000 and 15,000 years ago a series of huge catastrophic floods scoured this landscape. Surging water and large pieces of ice ripped rock, sediment, and soil from everything that surrounds you. Horsethief Butte withstood the . . . — — Map (db m158359) HM
"determined to attempt the Chanel"
If you stood here before the river was flooded by the Dalles Dam, you would be looking at the upper end of the Long Narrows. That farro stretch of the Columbia River posed a formidable challenge to the . . . — — Map (db m158323) HM
"ill Suckcess in precureing horses"
The Lewis and Clark Expedition prepared to depart the river in this area while eastbound in April 1806. The explorers wanted to obtain horses and proceed overland to the Nez Perce villages. . . . — — Map (db m158360) HM
A Great Place to Live
Floods of lava and water formed the unique landscape of the Columbia River Gorge. Nearby, rock formations and sandy soils created a perfect site for a village. In the low land beyond this small plateau, . . . — — Map (db m158326) HM
"Swelling, boiling & whorling in every direction"
The Lewis and Clark Expedition arrived here after shooting the rapids of the "Short Narrows." In that narrow section of the Columbia, the water squeezed through a channel of basalt . . . — — Map (db m158329) HM