The Oregon Coast

Trip Day Twenty-three, May 26th, 2006

Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Visitors Map
Fort Replica

This was being reconstruted after an accidental fire a few months before we were there.

Artist's Rendering of the Fort

They believe the buildings were composed of four rooms on each side with a large fireplace jutting into the common area between the buildings. Light came in though the celestory windows in the cupolas atop the rooves. The windowless walls would have made the log construction easier to accomplish and they would have provided better protection from intruders.

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