History & Social Studies

In this diversified driving tour experience, you’ll make your way to at least 18 cultural, historic and/or natural sites along the Northern Oregon Coast, (from Astoria to Tillamook), where you’ll discover cultural and historic museums, magnificent homes, significant historic sites, gorgeous natural sites, state parks and diversified beach areas. You will learn about the region’s past, present and future potential, Along the way, you will learn more of the discoveries of Robert Gray, George Vancouver, Lewis & Clark, and John Jacob Astor. In addition, you will learn much about the natural fauna and flora of the region as you explore forested trails, diversified tide pools and glorious beaches. Along the way, you’ll develop dozens of ideas for bringing the study of the North Oregon Coast to your students.  


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A comprehensive workbook that includes the required reading, field journal, and Driving Tour is available from the instructor for $25. See Order Form provided by The Heritage Institute after registration.

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