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Historical Museum and the Oregon Pony

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The Cascade Locks Historical Museum is located in one of the three historic locks tender’s houses, built in 1905, in the Cascade Locks Marine Park.


The Historical Museum

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The Historical Museum was founded in 1969 and is managed by a member volunteer commission. Cascade Locks takes pride in the presentation of our history, preserved for your enjoyment and that of future generations.

Museum Highlights: River locks, Oregon Pony locomotive, Columbia Gorge Native American History, and regional history.

The Historical Museum also features information, photographs, and artifacts on the history of the Columbia River Gorge, topics including: Historic Waterways and Locks, Native American history in the Gorge, the Cascade Rapids, Railroads, Fishwheels, Sternwheelers and Steamboats on the Columbia River, Cascade Lock’s School history and Much More!

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