October 10th Presentation: Portland Area Streetcars

Posted on October 7th, 2017 by
Presentation:  Author, Richard Thompson will discuss the history of Portland area streetcars and how they made lasting and economic contributions that are still apparent in the layout and character of the city’s neighborhoods today. Date:  October 10, 2017 Time:  7:00 PM Location:  Elsie Stuhr Center, 5550 SW Hall Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97005 $3.00 Suggested donation… View Article

November 14th Presentation: The Story of Abigail Scott Duniway

Posted on October 6th, 2017 by
Come join us as Sharon Thorne of the Oregon Historical Society presents The Story of Abigail Scott Duniway. In 1852, Abigail joined a party of 30 people and 5 ox-drawn wagons headed to Oregon, 2,400 miles (3,900 km) away. To find out about the amazing things she accomplished after settling in the Portland area, please come to our… View Article

A Glimpse of the 1910’s Beaverton Food Scene

Posted on September 6th, 2017 by
Written by Byron Delaney —————- If one of us strolled into Beaverton in 1912 and asked a local resident about the Farmers Market, this inquiry would quite possibly be met with a chuckle. Such a response would likely be followed with directions to a nearby farm, since Beaverton was a farming community that was home… View Article

October 9th Presentation: Indigenous People’s Day Celebration

Posted on September 5th, 2017 by
—————— Come Join Us for an Amazing Presentation! The City of Beaverton Human Rights Advisory Commission, with the support of the Beaverton Historical Society, is pleased to welcome you to the City’s first official Indigenous People’s Day event. The community is invited to come and hear David Lewis, historian and professor of Anthropology and Native… View Article

Summer Memories from Beaverton’s Past

Posted on July 21st, 2017 by
One family’s memories from the 1920s to the 1960s By Jeannette Culver Jeannette Culver’s family has lived in Beaverton for generations and here are a few Summer highlights that her and her family members have done over the years. 1925: During the summer, it was fun looking for a good book to read at the… View Article
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