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Travel Bug Dog Tag Travel-Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center TB

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Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Texas, United States
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In High Desert Jasmer Challenge

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean, preserves the tracking number and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center is located on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River in Great Falls, Montana.  The interpretive center honors the discoveries and accomplishments of Lewis and Clark during their two-year round-trip trek from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean.

A central feature of the displays is a carefully constructed reenactment of the expedition's portage around the Great Falls of the Missouri River.  Recreating the scene was no mean feat. Transporting canoes, supplies and other equipment over land meant hauling everything by hand or by a hand-made wooden trailer and pulley system up rocky cliffs and mountainsides, through brush and forest and through miserable weather conditions. What was thought to be a few days' journey turned out to be a month-long endeavor as the men successfully negotiated their way by foot around five waterfalls, some of which were as much as 70 to 80 feet in height. To recreate this important scene, designers built a canoe out of foam and fiberglass and cast likenesses of actors posed at the point of action. Actors were required to hold their poses sometimes for more than 30 minutes at a time, while artists reconstructed the scenes based on Lewis and Clark's factual accounts.

On our way to Glacier NP in 2015, my wife and I stopped for a few minutes that turned into a couple of hours.  It was a wonderful facility.

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Discovered It 05/18/2019 JustFindingOurWay discovered it Oregon   Visit Log

Spotted in GC7V264 "High Desert Jasmer Challenge" in Redmond, Oregon where it was clean and dry. Safe travels and thanks for sharing.

Dropped Off 04/27/2019 rocketglider placed it in High Desert Jasmer Challenge Oregon - 2,219.13 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 03/08/2019 rocketglider retrieved it from Hotel Motel The Travel Bug Inn! Georgia   Visit Log

Picked up while on vacation and brought it back to Seattle.

Discovered It 03/01/2019 BanditBoy/HollyGirl discovered it Georgia   Visit Log

Discovered while traveling through Georgia.

Dropped Off 03/01/2019 ThePostalAnt placed it in Hotel Motel The Travel Bug Inn! Georgia - 163.91 miles  Visit Log

Dropped in a safe travel bug hotel. Have a good journey on.

Retrieve It from a Cache 01/21/2019 ThePostalAnt retrieved it from A Cache for All Seasons TB Hotel Florida   Visit Log

We were in Montana this past year, sadly didn’t make it to the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center. Moving this along as requested.

Dropped Off 01/20/2019 Kit Belle placed it in A Cache for All Seasons TB Hotel Florida - 910.72 miles  Visit Log

On the way to adventure

Retrieve It from a Cache 01/17/2019 Kit Belle retrieved it from Kit’s Kitchee Komfort Travel Bug B & B Michigan   Visit Log

On the way to adventure

Dropped Off 08/26/2018 Kit Belle placed it in Kit’s Kitchee Komfort Travel Bug B & B Michigan - 168.53 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 08/26/2018 Kit Belle retrieved it from BIG Orange Travel Bug Convention Center Michigan   Visit Log

Very interesting find and now on my list of places to see. Thank you for sharing

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