History dinner to focus on the building of the road that couldn't be built

 

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: Peg Willis' book is about the building of the Columbia River Highway. Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents the June history dinner on "Building the Columbia River Highway: They Said It Couldn't Be Done" with Willis, Friday, June 13. A pasta bar dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by a 6:30 p.m. presentation at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles.

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents the June history dinner on Building the Columbia River Highway: They Said It Couldn't Be Done with author Peg Willis, Friday, June 13, 2014. A pasta bar dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by a 6:30 p.m. presentation at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles. Dinner and presentation price for non-members is $18, members $15. The presentation only is $5. Reservations are required by June 11, by calling 541-296-8600 ext 200.

Ride along with author Peg Willis as she explores the beginnings of Oregon's Historic Columbia River Highway and the men who created it. It took an artist-poet-engineer extraordinaire to conquer this re...



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