[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2011-11-28

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Mon Nov 28 09:00:43 PST 2011


In This Issue:
1. History Center to Dedicate Mural
2. Military Museum Launches New Website
3. OHS Sets 2012 Hatfield Lecture Series

 
 


HISTORY CENTER TO DEDICATE MURAL

 
The Beaverton History Center will dedicate a new mural titled,
“Broadway Street 1910 – 1920 at 3:30 p.m., Dec. 10, 12412 SW Broadway
St. Beaverton. A Victorian-themed event will follow the dedication.
 
Painted by Beverly Ecker and dedicated to "Earl E. Fisher", a five-
term mayor, state senator and representative, school teacher / principal
and iris farmer, the mural depicts life on Broadway Street during the
early 20th century.  
 
For further information, visit http://www.historicbeaverton.org (
http://www.historicbeaverton.org/ ) . 
 
 
MILITARY MUSEUM LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE
 
The Oregon Military Museum recently launched a new website. The site
includes information about the museum’s renovation and a photo gallery
that features archive images and artifacts from the collection. To view
the site, visit www.oregonmilitarymuseum.org .
  
 
OHS SETS 2012 HATFIELD LECTURE SERIES 
 
The Oregon Historical Society will launch its annual Hatfield Speaker
Series on Jan. 24 with a special lecture commemorating Senator
Hatfield’s life and career. Executive director Kerry Tymchuk will
moderate the retrospective, titled “Remembering Mark O. Hatfield,
1922-2011.” 
 
One other lecture focuses on an aspect of Northwest history: “Tom
McCall and the Language of Memory,” presented by Brent Walth on March
20. Additional lecture topics include “Susan B. Anthony: Swimming to
Suffrage,” “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincolns Killer” and “The
Tragic and Lonely Life of a Sailing Captains Wife.”
 
All lectures will take place at the First Congregational Church, 1126
SW Park Avenue, Portland. To learn more, visit www.ohs.org (
http://www.ohs.org/ ) .



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