September Presentation

August 16, 2019 6:11 pm Published by
Save the date! 🙂
Event:  Beaverton Historical Society Presents “You Have Made it to Oregon”
            by Bob Hill, descendant and docent at The End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
When:  Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 7:00 PM, Doors Open 6:45 PM
Where:  Elsie Stuhr Senior Center, 5550 SW Hall Blvd., Beaverton, OR
Suggested $3.00 donation benefits Beaverton Historical Society
(503) 430-0106
Bob Hill will present what motivations pioneers had to travel the 2,000 mile Oregon Trail,
the harsh realities faced along the way and the conditions they discovered upon arrival in
Oregon. Learn why Oregon City is the official end of the Oregon Trail and the important
role that town played in organizing pioneer land claims, early Oregon government and even
Portland’s name.

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This post was written by Judy Donovan