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A walk back in time

Museum has a new look to better explain early history

Two women dressed in historical garb sit in front of the  Surgeon’s Quarters in 1950. The building is the only remaining officer’s house of the former military complex.

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Two women dressed in historical garb sit in front of the Surgeon’s Quarters in 1950. The building is the only remaining officer’s house of the former military complex.



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Volunteers work to remove rotting timbers of an old retaining wall that has been replaced in front of the Anderson Homestead, across the street from the museum. The Fort Dalles Museum and exhibits have been transformed to tell the stories of both settlers and Native Americans.

If you are seeking peace and solitude, or want to learn more about early days when there was a military “hardship post” in The Dalles, you will find what you seek at the Fort Dalles Museum, which is now open seven days a week for the tourist season...

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