History Central Oregon: 1825-1889 – Thursday May 9th

May 9th, 2024 @ 6pm

Date: May 9th, 2024 @ 6pm
Location: Bowman Museum

Join us for part one of our May at the Museum Lecture Series as Historian Steve Lent explores a fascinating period marked by exploration, settlement, and conflict in the region. Central Oregon's history during this time period is deeply intertwined with the expansion of the United States into the western frontier, as well as the interactions between indigenous peoples, fur trappers, settlers, and ranchers.

Steve Lent's lecture offers valuable insights into the complex and dynamic history of Central Oregon during the 19th century, highlighting the diverse experiences and challenges faced by those who shaped the region's development. Through exploration, settlement, and conflict, Central Oregon's history serves as a microcosm of the broader forces shaping the American West during this transformative period.