Northwest Journey-The Corps of Discovery Lecture Series

Date: Every week
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

2019: Northwest Journey - The Corps of Discovery (1803-1806)
2020: Southwest Journeys - Trail of Tears (1812-1839) & Santa Fe Trail (1821-1880)
2021: West Coast Journeys - Oregon, California & Mormon Trails (1836-1869)

In the first of a trilogy series called 'Westward Journeys' to be presented over the next three summers, presenter, Sandi Phillips, will take us adventuring on the westward path of Lewis and Clark.  Join the Corps of Discovery in 1803 to learn about the geology, the history, and the cultures in the areas through which Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark with their band of adventurers traveled on the search for a pathway to the Pacific.  Meet the corpsmen, the interpreters, the hunters, and the native peoples who shared in this great adventure and changed the future of the American northwest.
These classes are free and open to the public. Registration is required.

5 Thursday evenings
May 30, June 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2019
Chris Maloney Lecture Hall, Ocean City Free Public Library
1735 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City, NJ

*To register, please contact Julie at 609-399-2434 ext. 5222 or email

Instructor Sandi Phillips is a geophysicist with 25 years of experience working on projects in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.  She met her partner, Rocky Romero, while working in Africa and in 2002 they took early retirement and developed a multi-year plan to SEE, DO and LEARN about other places and other cultures.  Since then they have lived in six countries on four continents. In 2013 they bought a cottage in Texas as their home base while continuing their vagabond lifestyle.  During the winter semester they teach at the University of Texas (Austin) Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and at Senior University, Georgetown (Texas), sharing their love of geology, history, and archeology. 

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