March Presentation: Oregon’s Historical Achievements

Posted on February 8th, 2017 by
Beaverton Historical Society Event for Tuesday, March 14, 2017 (7pm) Author Michael McCloskey will share some of Oregon’s historical achievements from his new book, Oregon: A State that Stands Out. . ****New Location**** Beaverton Lodge (12900 SW 9th Street, Beaverton) Event is free; donations are welcome (503) 430-0106 Mr. McCloskey will make a presentation that lists… View Article

February Presentation: Civil War Dentristy

Posted on January 20th, 2017 by
– Event:  Civil War Dentistry – A Reenactment – Dr. James Baxter Ben by Peter Vrooman – When:  Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 7:00 PM – Where:  Elsie Stuhr Senior Center, 5550 SW Hall Blvd., Beaverton, OR (Event is Free. Donations are welcome. For more information email us at   or 503-430-0106) Peter has been an American Civil War… View Article

Beaverton City Growth by Decade

Posted on September 15th, 2016 by
By Michael Wong, BHSoc President Writing about a city’s first settlers is not as straight forward as it may seem and as an historical society, it is important to be accurate. But when a city’s boundaries change over the years, how do you refer to a settler’s residency? For example, Lawrence Hall’s DLC (donation land… View Article

Diversity in Early Beaverton Settlers

Posted on September 14th, 2016 by
By Michael Wong, BHSoc President   While the vast majority of early Beaverton settlers came from the East coast of the United States, many travelled from as far away as China and Scandinavia. The current success of our wonderful city can be directly attributed to this diverse group of intrepid families of which a few… View Article

Transcript of Beaverton Township Certification, 1868

Posted on September 13th, 2016 by
Transcript of Beaverton Township Certification “This certifies that on this 26th of December 1868 before me personally appeared Joshua Welch and Adline Welch his wife—the proprietors of the town of Beaverton in Township No. one, South Range No. one West – and known to me to be the persons who laid out the same and… View Article
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