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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dallesport, Washington

 
Clickable Map of Klickitat County, Washington and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Klickitat County, WA (20) Benton County, WA (3) Skamania County, WA (19) Yakima County, WA (20) Gilliam County, OR (2) Hood River County, OR (29) Morrow County, OR (3) Sherman County, OR (3) Wasco County, OR (59)  KlickitatCounty(20) Klickitat County (20)  BentonCounty(3) Benton County (3)  SkamaniaCounty(19) Skamania County (19)  YakimaCounty(20) Yakima County (20)  GilliamCountyOregon(2) Gilliam County (2)  HoodRiverCounty(29) Hood River County (29)  MorrowCounty(3) Morrow County (3)  ShermanCounty(3) Sherman County (3)  WascoCounty(59) Wasco County (59)
Location of Dallesport, Washington
    Klickitat County (20)
    Benton County (3)
    Skamania County (19)
    Yakima County (20)
    Gilliam County, Oregon (2)
    Hood River County, Oregon (29)
    Morrow County, Oregon (3)
    Sherman County, Oregon (3)
    Wasco County, Oregon (59)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Washington (Klickitat County), Dallesport — "the Great Mart"
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
2Washington (Klickitat County), Dallesport — Columbia River IndiansA Culture Lives On
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
3Washington (Klickitat County), Dallesport — Horsethief ButteMonument to the Past
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
4Washington (Klickitat County), Dallesport — Long Narrows Challenge
"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
5Washington (Klickitat County), Dallesport — Preparing to leave the River
"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
6Washington (Klickitat County), Dallesport — Sheltered Homelands
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
7Washington (Klickitat County), Dallesport — Through the Short Narrows
"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
 
Apr. 20, 2021