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


Fall 2016 Event Calendar

Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Bring a project or start one. Help is available. All levels welcome.
Fri. 9/2, 9/23, 10/7, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18 10-12pm

Chop Suey for All: Chinese Cooks in Oregon
Author Richard H. Engeman describes how early Chinese workers in Tualatin and around Oregon brought us exotic tastes that are still popular today. Program sponsored by Oregon Historical Society and Washington County Museum where Chinese history exhibits are featured.
Wed. 9/7 1pm
Donations accepted

Annual Tualatin Historical Society Benefit Wine, Food and Silent Auction Fundraiser
Join us for eighth annual fundraising event, Locally grown…preserving the history of Tualatin. Enjoy the sounds of Scott Denis and Friends, Northwest wines, delicious food, and silent auction. For information, call 503.885.1926
Fri. 9/9 6-9pm
$30 per person, 21 and over only

Relive the Golden Age of Radio
Old-time radio expert Dick Karman exhibits radios and replays examples of popular programs dating 50-70 years ago. Re-live memories of Jack Benny and Superman in this soundtrack of your life.
Wed. 10/5 1pm
Donations accepted

The Politics of Sand
Tom McCall and #39's beach bill in the 1970s illustrated the power of a people who wanted to protect this major natural resource for Oregon. Tom Olsen, a Portland videographer instructor and producer of documentaries, will screen parts of his film & The Politics of Sand.
Thurs. 10/20 7pm
Donations accepted

Columbia Gorge: 50 Million Years of Geologic Tumult
Lloyd DeKay, geologist, shares a place we now see as a peaceful, idyllic Columbia River Gorge and retreat that is the exceptional product of over 50 million years of violent volcanic activity, immense floods of lava and raging iceberg­laden waters.
Thurs. 11/17 7pm
Donations accepted


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. 





Open Monday-Friday
10 am-2 pm plus
special events

8700 SW Sweek Drive
adjacent to the
Police Station


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

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