Sponsored by Des Chutes Historical Museum and the Oregon Historical Society

“Tribal Rock Art of the Oregon Country”

Oregon Encyclopedia History Night

at Old St. Francis

presented by

Eric Iseman

Interpretive Ranger at Smith Rock State Park

  • 6 pm. doors; 7 p.m. event |
  • Free |
  • All ages welcome

About “Tribal Rock Art of the Oregon Country”

Eric has been an Interpretive Ranger at Smith Rock State Park for fifteen years. He conducts tours for O.P.R.D. of the archaeologically renown Ft. Rock Cave and has participated with the U. of O. in the excavation of Paisley Caves. He has been a rock art researcher for 30 years with special focus on sites in Oregon.

There are over 250,000 rock art images scattered on rocks in special locations throughout the state. Eric has visited many of these locations and will present photos of some of the most notable sites. He will discuss methods and reasons for rock art, and current efforts and challenges in recording and preserving them.

About Oregon Encyclopedia History Night

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The Oregon Encyclopedia hosts a series of History Nights in collaboration with McMenamins pubs. Come join us for an enlightening evening of history, served up with food and a pint or two of good beer, and find out more about the history and culture of our state from OE authors. Bring your encyclopedia-worthy Oregon stories to share with the OE Editors-in-Chief.

Oregon Encyclopedia website:
http://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/
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