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It will take you 15 minutes at most if you read all of the historical markers. It is a reconstruction on a site verified by past historians in the area. It is located in the midst of homes, but that is not unusual for history...More
5-10minutes is all that is needed to see how Lewis and Clark boiled off salty sea water to leave salt. This is one of those historic sites where it’s great to see it at least once. Roadside parking makes for an easy hop out and...More
If you love history as we do, the Lewis & Clark Salt Works are a must-see. Located just off the south end of the promenade, the historic site provides information boards that explain what transpired as the explorers set about the difficult task of making...More
Visiting the Salt Cairns is just one of the many interesting Lewis and Clark Sites on the North Pacific Coast. I encourage everyone to seek out as many of these sights as possible while in the area. Not only will you develop an even greater...More
I am retired as a college professor of American history, which means that I often seek out historical sites when I travel. Lewis and Clark are everywhere on both the Washington and Oregon sides of the Columbia River. The main site is Fort Clatsop (their...More
This is a small place in the middle of a residential area next to the sea. We love history, and this is an important part of the story of Lewis and Clark's stay during a bad winter before returning to the East. A historical puzzle...More
This is only a 5 minute diversion for most, but what a wonderful opportunity to see firsthand part of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The site seems well maintained and the information plaque was informative. It's worth the stop.