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From Pioneer Drugstore to Community Icon: The Waldron Brother’s Drugstore, The Dalles, OR.

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$5 – $15.00

From Pioneer Drugstore to Community Icon: The Waldron Brother’s Drugstore, The Dalles, OR.

Join us in welcoming local resident Eric Gleason as he presents “From Pioneer Drugstore to Community Icon: The Waldron Brother’s Drugstore, The Dalles, OR.” Friday, March 1. Dinner starts at 6  pm with the program starting at 7 pm. Cost for the dinner and the program is $15.00  and the program only is $5.00. The dinner menu is meatloaf, gourmet macaroni and cheese with garden salad, bread and dessert. Beer and wine are available for purchase.

Eric’s narrative will lay out a brief history of the early development of The Dalles and will intertwine the story of the building of the Waldron Brother’s Drugstore and the lives of its builders and owners over the years. Eric will also go into the plans for the next chapter of the building.

Mr. Gleason grew up in Boring, Oregon, and attended Mt. Hood Community College and studied anthropology at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.

In 1989, he and Jacqueline Cheung moved to The Dalles after buying Alf Wernmark’s old house on Case Street. They became increasingly interested in the history and development of The Dalles and joined some of the numerous local Historical groups. They eventually purchased the old Chinese Building on 1st Street and have been working to fix it up. Their time on 1st Street lead to curiosity about the nearby Waldron Brother’s Drugstore and its history, and their efforts to help preserve it for future generations.

 Purchase tickets at the door or by calling 541.296.8600 #201

Details

Date:
March 1
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$5 – $15.00
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Venue

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
5000 Discovery Drive
The Dalles, Oregon 97058
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Phone:
541.296.8600 #201