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“Sasquatch Revealed”

Posted by: Craig Woolheater on December 12th, 2013

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From press release:

SUMMARY:
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents “Sasquatch Revealed,” a new exhibit opening Saturday, December 28, 2013 with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and a speaker presentation by Dr. Jeff Meldrum and Chris Murphy following at 6:30 p.m. This exhibit draws from all the available scientific research and evidence compiled to date on the hominoid known as Sasquatch, or Bigfoot. Tickets are required by Dec. 23. Call 541-296-8600 x 201 for more information or visit www.gorgediscovery.org

“Sasquatch Revealed” Exhibit opens Dec. 28

THE DALLES, Oregon — Does Sasquatch exist? Rumors of a large, hairy, man-like creature roaming the Cascade Mountains have existed for centuries. Where does myth end and science begin? Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents “Sasquatch Revealed,” a new exhibit opening Saturday, December 28, 2013 with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and a speaker presentation by Dr. Jeff Meldrum and Chris Murphy following at 6:30 p.m.

This exhibit draws from all the available scientific research and evidence compiled to date on the hominoid known as Sasquatch, or Bigfoot. The display, curated by Christopher Murphy of Vancouver, British Columbia, will be at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center through February 23, 2014. Explore audio segments, view a gallery of footprint and handprint casts, reports of sightings in Wasco County and United States, newspaper reports, comparative skulls, and artist renditions.

Buffet dinner will be served starting at 5:30 pm in the Basalt Rock Café, with your choice of herb-encrusted prime rib or roast salmon with lemon dill glaze. Children’s menu includes ‘Mountain Mac & Cheese’ and ‘Sasquatch Stronganoff’.

Following the dinner, noted Sasquatch researchers Dr. Jeff Meldrum and Chris Murphy will give a presentation.

Dr. Jeff Meldrum, Professor of Anthropology from Idaho State University will give a talk Dec. 28 and sign his acclaimed book, “Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science.” Medrum’s book takes a detailed look at the scientific DNA and forensic evidence gathered on Sasquatch. Meldrum has published numerous academic papers ranging from vertebrate evolutionary morphology, and the emergence of bipedal locomotion in modern humans. Dr. Meldrum is also a co-editor of a series of books on paleontology.

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Chris Murphy became involved in the Sasquatch mystery when he met René Dahinden in 1993. He then worked with Dahinden in producing posters from the Patterson/Gimlin film and marketing them along with Sasquatch footprint casts. In 2000, Chris embarked on a project to assemble a comprehensive pictorial presentation on the Sasquatch. This initiative led to publication of his book “Meet the Sasquatch,” written in association with John Green and Thomas Steenburg, and his Sasquatch exhibit at the Vancouver, B.C., Museum.

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Cost for Adult dinner and presentation: $20 members, $25 non-members; Children: $10 members, $15 non-members.

Cost for presentation only: $10 members, $15 non-members; Children: $5 members, $7.50 non-members. Reservations are required by Monday, Dec. 23. For information or reservations call 541-296-8600 x 201.

The exhibit will be at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center through February 23, 2014.

The Discovery Center and Wasco County Historical Museum is the official interpretive center for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Live raptor shows are presented Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Hands-on, multi-media exhibits illuminate the cultural and natural history of the Gorge, including Ice Age geology, Native American culture, Lewis and Clark’s cargo, the Oregon Trail, trade, transportation, ecology, and more. The Discovery Center is located off I-84 at exit 82, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, Oregon, 97058. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum adult admission is $9, seniors $7, kids 6 to16 are $5, and children 5 and under free. For more information, phone (541) 296-8600 x 201, or visit www.gorgediscovery.org.

About Craig Woolheater
Co-founder of Cryptomundo in 2005. I have appeared in or contributed to the following TV programs, documentaries and films: OLN's Mysterious Encounters: "Caddo Critter", Southern Fried Bigfoot, Travel Channel's Weird Travels: "Bigfoot", History Channel's MonsterQuest: "Swamp Stalker", The Wild Man of the Navidad, Destination America's Monsters and Mysteries in America: Texas Terror - Lake Worth Monster, Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot: Return to Boggy Creek and Beast of the Bayou.


6 Responses to ““Sasquatch Revealed””

  1. DWA responds:

    Baby steps. Baby steps. Critical mass is achieved a bit at a time.

  2. PoeticsOfBigfoot responds:

    I’ve always wondered what the admin at Idaho State thinks of Meldrum’s obsession. Does anyone have any insight?

  3. Goodfoot responds:

    “Obsession”? Why portray a man’s work of love as “obsession”? Did you read that somewhere else?

  4. PoeticsOfBigfoot responds:

    Darwin was obsessed with natural selection. Michelangelo was obsessed with art. What’s wrong with that? Many geniuses and creative thinkers are obsessed with something. Did I read that somewhere? No, I’m perfectly capable of critical thinking. You should try it yourself, and not automatically leap into attack mode. Now do the predictable thing, and come back with some snotty remark or insult. The proclivity of people interested in this field to respond like you is a major problem for the rest of us.

  5. Jonathan Poulsen responds:

    His most recent book (Sasquatch in British Columbia) is packed with information, but its seems as though Murphy’s cryptozoological work is mostly limited to museum exhibits and the occasional conference. Not seeing too much of him nowadays.

  6. DWA responds:

    PoeticsOfBigfoot:

    Actually, a review of most of your posts – including both here – makes responses like Goodfoot’s totally understandable.

    Interesting, the dichotomy you draw between “those interested in the topic” and “the rest of us.” Those interested in the field actually could give 1/10 of a greased fig for the opinions of the unwashed who don’t bother to inform themselves before coming here. Blazing new trails in science isn’t for the uneducated; they kinda clutter up the room and don’t add anything.

    Now you do the predictable. We count on it; and wouldn’t, trust us, miss it any if it just went away to be replaced by intelligent discussion.



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