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


February 2015 Event Calendar

History in Your Attic: What's Hiding in Those Boxes?
Wednesday, February 4, 1:00pm
Location: Tualatin Heritage Center
Donations accepted

Mike Loftin, owner of Digipix in Tualatin, will share video clips of historical events and places he has discovered in old movies, videotapes and slides local families bring to him for transfer. Learn how to preserve these artifacts long ago forgotten in family closets. Examples: streetcars in Portland, Vanport flood, fishing at Celilo Falls, Cuban missle crisis. Monthly program sponsored by the Tualatin Historical Society. For information, call 503.885.1926.

Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Fridays, February 6 & 20, 10:00am to Noon
Location: Tualatin Heritage Center

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

The Great Missoula floods, Meagafloods and Wenatchee Reach
Thursday, February 19 , 7:00 pm

Location: Tualatin Heritage Center
Donations accepted

Research geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey's Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, Washington, Dr. Waitt has studied the Missoula floods and other megafloods for more than 30 years. He will compare Missoula Floods to other megafloods documented in the geologic record. Dr. Waitt will emphasize the Wenatchee Reach of the Columbia area, where he has done extensive work to expand and unravel the catastrophic flooding sequences that periodically inundated the Columbia River and Moses Coulee valleys. Suggested donation of $3 per adult. Monthly program co-sponsored by Ice Age Flood Institute Columbia Chapter and the Tualatin Heritage Center. For information, call Sylvia Thompson at 503.257.0144.

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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