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The Columbia River - A Photographic Journey
This site covers places and history along the Columbia River, following the route of Lewis and Clark in 1805 and 1806, and includes other explorers such as Lieutenant Broughton in 1792 and Charles Wilkes in 1841, as well as quite a bit of local history and trivia.

Center for Columbia River History
The Center for Columbia River History is a consortium of the Washington State Historical Society, Portland State University and Washington State University Vancouver formed in 1990. CCRH conducts interdisciplinary research projects, publishes material in text and electronic formats, sponsors free public programs and teacher seminars, and develops curricula.
This website documents traditional and contemporary culture of native people along the trails followed by Lewis & Clark.

Ethnobotany of the Middle Columbia River
A list of plants common to the Middle Columbia River Basin and their traditional uses by native people.

LnC logoWWTA logoThis website is funded by the National Park Service through the Lewis and Clark Challenge Cost Share Program and managed by the Washington Water Trails Association.