Author Archives for Michael Wong

Potato Starch Factory

June 10, 2016 12:51 am Published by Comments Off on Potato Starch Factory

by Ann Koppy, BHSoc Historian Spuds. Taters. Praties. Irish Potatoes. Murphies. American regional English has given many distinctive nicknames to... View Article


The Black Friday Blow Of 1880

June 10, 2016 12:48 am Published by Comments Off on The Black Friday Blow Of 1880

by Ann Koppy, BHSoc Historian One hundred and thirty five years ago a devastating windstorm slammed coastal Oregon and made... View Article


The Beaverton Chautauqua Festival

June 10, 2016 12:44 am Published by Comments Off on The Beaverton Chautauqua Festival

By Ann Koppy, BHSoc Historian Chautauqua (roughly pronounced ‘je-taw-kwa’) was a popular national movement that fused education and entertainment. Its... View Article