Oregon Trail Historic Clothing class

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From Bureau of Land Management,

Historic Clothing Class at National Historic Oregon Trail Center Baker City, Oregon: The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center is presentinprogram by noted clothing historian Kay Demlow on Saturday, April 17th in the Leo AdlTheater. “Clothing or Costume” is a combination lecture and fashion show covering the historic styles of the western frontier period 1840-1890. The program focuses on fashions that would have been typical for the overland pioneers and mining communities of early day eastern Oregon. Scheduled for 10:00-noon, the program includes a question and answer time.

Kay Demlow is a historian and proprietor of Lavender’s Green Historic Clothing Compaof Portland, Oregon which produces custom historical reproductions for museums, historsites, and historical re-enactors. The program will appeal to anyone interested in fashion history, and especially to the macostumed interpreters who volunteer at museums and parks throughout eastern Oregon. The National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, operated by the Bureau of Land Management, is located 5 miles east of Baker City, Oregon on Highway 86. Take Exit 3from I-84. The Center is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through April 10, then to sumhours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Admission for adults is $8, seniors are $4.50, children 15 and under are free. Federal passes are accepted.

Visit oregontrail.blm.gov for more informatiabout the Center, or call 541-523-1843 for updates on programs and events. For information on other events and activities in Baker County, Oregon, call 1-800-523-123