Founded in 1986, the Society's mission is to preserve, promote
and interpret the rich and colorful history of Tualatin

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Heritage Center


Summer 2016 Event Calendar

History of Tualatin’s Parks
Paul Hennon, Tualatin’s Community Service Director, has spent years in various roles
in the funding, design, development and construction of many Tualatin parks. He will
speak about this process and how we achieved the beautiful park system we have
today. Program sponsored by the Tualatin Historical Society.
Wed. 6/8 1pm
Donations accepted

Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Bring a project or start one. Help is available. All levels welcome.
Fri. 6/10, 6/17, 7/8, 7/22, 8/5, 8/26 10-12pm

Meteorites: Rocks from the Sky
Dick Pugh of the PSU Cascadia Meteorites Laboratory will share the latest research on
these fiery objects from space which includes the famed Willamette Meteorite found
near West Linn. He will bring examples valued at $15,000. If you think you’ve found
one, bring it and Dick will give his opinion. $3 suggested donation for adults.
Thurs. 6/16 7pm
Donations accepted

Another Look at the Big One
Are we overdue for Cascadia subduction earthquake? Will everything west of I-5 really
be toast? There is a great body of evidence that gives us these answers and the first
clues we have come from our coastline. Geology instructor Sheila Alfsen will describe
how to sort out the truth from the hype. $3 suggested donation for adults.
Thurs. 7/21 7pm
Donations accepted

Staking Claims Then and Now
Public lands surveyor Tim Kent reviews the history of Donation Land Claims in Oregon
and how settlers and later arrivals determined who owned what in our region and town.
Presentation will include an outside activity to demonstrate the process. Find your own
home on original maps. Program sponsored by the Tualatin Historical Society.
Wed. 8/3 1pm
Donations accepted

We hope to see you at one of our programs and events.
These events are sponsored by the Tualatin Historical Society. We welcome you to join us!



Need a place for your gathering?
Call 503.885.1926 for more information about how to rent this unique facility for your holiday party, anniversaries, reunions, meetings, and weddings.


Engraved Memorial and Honorary Bricks
Bricks are still available for purchase for our heritage garden patio. For the time being,
4 x 8 inch bricks are holding at $50 and will increase to $75 in the future.  They make great gifts.  Pick up an order form at the Heritage Center or request one by email or mail from the Heritage Center by calling 503.885.1926. 





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special events

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This website is maintained in loving memory of Shirley Disch, 1928 – 2004

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