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Upcoming Events for 2020

Spokane House Fur Trade Encampment and Symposium

June (dates to be announced)

10:00-5:00 Sat. & 10:00-4:00 Sun.

Come visit the years 1810-1826 at Spokane House. Experience what life was like at our living history fur trade encampment. This is a free day at the park. No pass required.  A flyer for the event can be viewed here.  For directions to the Spokane House Interpretive Center click here.


  • See demonstrations of flintlock firearms, trapping, flint & steel fire making and many other traditional living skills.

  • Tour the campsites of traders, trappers, voyageurs and Indian "Daughters of the Country".

  • Visit the Spokane House Interpretive Center for free.

  • Fur Trade Symposium held Noon-4:00 on Sat. Hear talks about various aspects of the fur trade.

  • Hear live music of the era.

  • Browse through a selection of historic trade goods for sale in the trade store.

Old Mission State Park History Encampment

July (dates to be announced)

Friends of Spokane House will set up a living history encampment on the grounds of the Cataldo Mission to give demonstrations for the public about the life and survival skills of the men and women involved in the early fur trade of the Inland Northwest. For directions to Old Mission State Park in Cataldo, Idaho click here.

Heritage Days at Sacajawea State Park

Sept. (dates to be announced)

Friends of Spokane House will have a camp representing the 1811 time period of David Thompson's canoe voyage down the Columbia River, during which he and his crew camped at this very spot. This is a unique event with encampments and displays reflecting many different periods in history. For directions to Sacajawea State Park click here.


  • 9am-4pm School children visits

  • 4pm-5pm Living history displays for the public


  • 10am-5pm Living history displays for the public