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Local Heritage

These lush lands have bred a rich landscape of heritage. Discover the customs, art and stories of the Atfalati Native Americans, settlers from the Oregon Trail, and today’s residents that make the Tualatin Valley one of Oregon’s most diverse populations. From 19th century artifacts to modern quilting squares, heritage is stitched into the fabric of our community.

National Preservation Commission Excellence Awards Open for Nominations, Deadline: Mar. 2

Do you want to recognize an organization or individual for doing excellent preservation work? NAPC is now accepting applications for the 2020 NAPC Commission Excellence Awards program to recognize …

Advisory Committee Begins Reviewing Proposed Changes to Oregon’s National Register of Historic Places

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) has formed a Rule Advisory Committee to review the agency’s proposed changes to Oregon Administrative Rules governing Oregon’s administration of the federal National …

Oswego Heritage Council seeks Executive Director, Deadline: Jan. 17

The Oswego Heritage Council is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director to assist the Board of Directors in carrying out our mission to preserve and promote the …

Introducing the oldest new museum in the Pacific Northwest: Five Oaks Museum

Most recently known as the Washington County Museum, this vibrant history, art, and culture museum has taken many forms over its 64 year history. From …

Oregon Parks and Rec Department Seeking Consultant, Deadline: Jan. 9th

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is looking for a consultant/consulting firm to study the impact of volunteer time and talent that goes into preserving and promoting heritage in …

Oregon Historic Theater Grant – Preparation You Can Start Now!

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD), which includes the Oregon Main Street Network and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), was awarded $665,000 in federal grant funding to implement …

The Washington County Museum is thrilled to announce new Cultural Resources Manager Mariah Berlanga-Shevchuk

Mariah Berlanga-Shevchuk joins the Washington County Museum this January to become caretaker of the museum’s vast collection of historical objects and archival materials. These incredible …

2020 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards Open for Nominations

Nominations for the 2020 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards Program are now being accepted. Applications can be found online through the Oregon Heritage website, www.oregonheritage.org, or by contacting …

“Diamonds in the Rough” Grant Application to Open January 2020

“Diamonds in the Rough” grants are to restore or reconstruct the facades of buildings that have been heavily altered over the years. The purpose is to return them to …

Beginning Beadwork with Carol Haskins at Washington County Museum

The Washington County Museum presents a rare public workshop from this masterful Native artist!

Saturday, November 16th, 2019 from 10 am to 1pm …

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