[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2008-09-03
Heritage.Info at state.or.us
Wed Sep 3 10:38:50 PDT 2008
In this issue:
1. Arch cape cannons headed for prime time
2. Granlund appointed center director
3. History weekend planned for Jacksonville
4. Silver Falls park to celebrate diamond anniversary
ARCH CAPE CANNONS HEADED FOR PRIME TIME
The two cannons found at Arch Cape last spring will be featured on
public television's History Detectives during the next couple of weeks.
The program will be shown by both Southern Oregon Public Television and
Oregon Public Broadcasting. SOPTV will have the first showing at 9 p.m.
Sept. 8 on its channel HD 8.1. It will be repeated on that channel, as
well as on the station's Channel 8 and HD 8.2 during the following week.
Complete SOPTV schedule information can be found at www.soptv.org .
OPB will show it on its Oregon Channel at 12 a.m. Sept. 9, with the
first showing on its regular OPB channels at 9 p.m. Sept. 15. Both will
repeat broadcasts. Complete OPB schedule information can be found at
A blog about efforts to conserve the cannon can be found at
GRANLUND APPOINTED CENTER DIRECTOR
The Bosco-Milligan Foundation recently named Mark Granlund to fill the
new position of executive director of the Architectural Heritage Center.
This move allows long-time director Cathy Galbraith to focus on new
advocacy and outreach initiatives as the executive director of the
Granlund, who has been executive director of the Washington County
Historical Society, will lead the day-to-day administration and fund
development efforts of the organization, while Galbraith will lead more
aggressive advocacy efforts, expanded exhibits and education programs,
collections and conservation activities. Galbraith will also oversee a
new field services program in partnership with the National Trust for
Both Granlund and Galbraith will be welcomed to their new roles at the
foundation's 20th anniversary celebration at the Architectural Heritage
Center on Sept. 13. For more information, contact the center at (503)
HISTORY WEEKEND PLANNED FOR JACKSONVILLE
The Southern Oregon Historical Society will host a history weekend
Sept. 5-7 in Jacksonville. The Beekman House and SOHS museums will be
open for tours from noon-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, while the nearby Hanley
Farm will host a harvest celebration from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. The
celebration will include an operating threshing machine.
The Hanley Farm will also be the site of SOHS' first Gas Up with the
Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association Branch 141 on Sept. 13-14.
Restored tractors from the 1940s and 1950s will be on display.
On Sept. 27, "Rock the Farm" will take place at the Hanley Farm. The
event will celebrate the "summer of love" with daylong vintage rock
music and other activities.
For more information, visit www.sohs.org
SILVER FALLS PARK TO CELEBRATE DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY
Silver Falls State Park celebrates its 75th anniversary Sept. 13, and
the public is invited to the party.
Park staff will unveil a commemorative 75th anniversary plaque and
serve birthday cake from 1-3 p.m. in the South Falls Historic day-use
area. Visitors can explore the area*s historic buildings and view
historic photos and slide shows focusing on early Civilian Conservation
Corps work that helped build the park. Officially opened in 1933, Silver
Falls is Oregon*s largest state park. It covers 9,064 acres of Cascade
mountain foothills 26 miles east of Salem and 10 miles southeast of
More information about the anniversary and the park*s history is
available by calling 503-873-8681, ext. 21.
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