[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-07-13

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Fri Jul 13 08:05:13 PDT 2012


In this Issue:
1. Volunteer Collections Team Success Featured on Exchange
2. Union Pacific Railroad 150 Anniversary Set
3. “Suffragists Among Us” Celebration Planned, Lone Fir Cemetery
 
 
VOLUNTEER COLLECTIONS TEAM SUCCESS FEATURED ON EXCHANGE 
 
Gordon Gillespie with the Bowman Museum in Prineville shares how the
museum started a successful volunteer collections team to move,
catalogue, and preserve the museum's collections. Read the whole story
at Oregon Heritage Exchange at www.oregonheritage.wordpress.com.
 
 
UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD 150 ANNIVERSARY SET
 
The Union Pacific Railroad 150th Anniversary heritage train will be on
display in Portland's Union Station from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. July 13 and
14.  Visitors can tour the museum car highlighting the 150 years of the
railroad's history developing the west, and participate in other
activities for the entire family.  For more information on this event
and United Pacific's 150 year history, visit www.up150.com (
http://www.up150.com/ ) . 
 
 
“SUFFRAGISTS AMONG US” CELEBRATION PLANNED, LONE FIR CEMETERY
 
Century of Action and Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery partner for a
celebration of the 100-year-anniversary of women’s right to vote in
Oregon and a headstone dedication for African American Suffragist Hattie
Redmond. “Suffragists Among Us”will take place from 1 – 3 p.m., July 21
at Lone Fir Cemetery, SE 26th and Stark St, Portland. 
 
Visitors will learn about Hattie Redmond and suffragists Martha
Cardwell Dalton, Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy, and former Portland Mayor
Harry Lane, who rest in Lone Fir Cemetery through live history
performances, singing and speakers, including speaker Barbara Roberts,
Avel Gordly and Kimberly Jensen. A vintage truck courtesy of the Pacific
Northwest Truck Museum will participate in the style of the 1912
Suffrage Lunch Wagon.
 
Visit www.centuryofaction.org ( http://www.centuryofaction.org/ ) for
additional information. 

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