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


October 2014 Event Calendar


Oregon's Role In WWII
Wednesday, October 1, 1:00pm
Location: Tualatin Heritage Center

Todd Kepple, manager of the Klamath County Museum, returns to share little known facts about how this county suffered the only deaths due to an enemy action on mainland America during World War II and how Oregonians were impacted by Japanese bombs. This news was suppressed until after the War II ended. Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls was a major player not only in WWII but until recent years for the National Guard. For information, call 503.885.1926.

Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Fridays, October 17
10:00am to Noon
Location: Tualatin Heritage Center

Bring a project or start one.  Help is available.  All levels welcome.

Earthquakes in Oregon:  “Are We Ready for the Big One?”
Thursday, October 16, 7:00pm
Location: Tualatin Heritage Center
Donations accepted

THS member Dr. Scott Burns, Tualatin’s hometown geologist now retired from Portland State University, reviews Oregon’s earthquake history and how scientists are continuing to learn  about earthquakes today. Scott is frequently consulted on local TV stations whenever the earth moves and will share his advice on how to be ready when the expected next big quake occurs. For information, call Sylvia Thompson at 503.257.0144





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

Copyright Tualatin Historical Society, 2008