Knappton Cove Heritage Center
Knappton CoveHeritage Center

          2019 Season Schedule





Open July-September Weekends 1-4 PM

June 1: Museum Open House & Program

Celebrate the Pesthouse turning 120 Yrs!
1 PM Annual Meeting
1:30 PM Program: The Great Quarantine Battle of 1928:

Portland vs. Astoria!

Portland State University Professor, Friedrich Schuler

Living History! ~ July 13-14

Pacific NW Lewis & Clark Living Historians
2 - Day Encampment

Outdoor Demonstrations, 10-4 Saturday & 10-3 Sunday

Museum Open 1-4 PM


Dressed in clothing of the style and materials worn by the voyagers of the Corps in 1805, PNLH interpreters will demonstrate and discuss many of those tools and skills, including:

  • Handling flintlock firearms
  • Fire starting with flint and steel
  • Camp cooking
  • Making clothing from leather
  • Making canoe paddles

Visitors will also learn the history and stories of the Lewis and Clark expedition:  the native people they met, the unfamiliar territory they traveled & mapped, and the strange new animals and plants they discovered.

                  Saturday, November 9th
                           Annual "Horriable" Day Open House
                                    Museum Open 1 -4 PM
     Join us for our annual tribute to the Lewis & Clark Expedition in conjunction with Hometown Tourism Day. This November we'll enjoy hot cider and history as we remember the “horriable” weather as noted by the Corps of Discovery in 1805.

Contact Us Today!

Nancy Anderson, Director

Phone: 1-503-738-5206




Regular Open Hours:

July-September Weekends

Saturday & Sunday, 1-4 pm



521 WA State Rte 401

(See 'How to Find Us' page for detailed information)


  • Diggin' into the Past at Knappton Cove (Archelogical Finds)
  • Immigrant Room (Donation Land Claim)
  • Cannery Days
  • Quarantined! (U.S. Columbia River Quarantine Station)
  • Fishin' in the 50's (Knappton Cove Camp)


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