From June 1-3, the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation will host a three-day event to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. The event will feature a number of activities, including the grand dedication of the new exhibits in the remodeled Interpretive Center. As part of the celebration, visitors will receive free admission to both the Interpretive Center and Fort Mandan.
Schedule of events
Interpretive programs - Friday-Sunday
Fur Traders Rendezvous - Saturday and Sunday
11 a.m., Saturday, "The Character of Meriwether Lewis" - Michael Haynes and Clay Jenkinson. Art print and book signing to follow.
2 p.m. Exhibit Grand Dedication, Dedication of Washburn Discovery Trail and 15th Anniversary Celebration - Speakers: Gov. Jack Dalrymple, Sen. Kent Conrad, Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall and Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Superintendent Mark Weekley.
Food concessions available throughout the day.
For more information about the 15th anniversary and grand dedication event, visit (www.fortmandan.com) or call 877-462-8535.