Daily Astorian: History On Hold As Shutdown Closes Park

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The federal shutdown ordered in Washington, D.C., has kept visitors to the region from experiencing a key part of North Coast history.

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park shut its gates Tuesday after a federal budget agreement fell through in Congress. A cruise ship with 2,670 passengers arrived that morning with many hoping to see where the Corps of Discovery made its winter camp and built Fort Clatsop....




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