[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-05-30
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Wed May 30 08:50:49 PDT 2012
In this Issue:
1. HPLO Serves Up Preservation Roundtable, Astoria Style
2. Santiam Heritage Foundation Cultivates Annual Garden Tour
3. Shelton McMurphey Johnson House Seeks Exhibitors
4. Oregon Encyclopedia Workshop Set in Portland
HPLO Serves Up Preservation Roundtable, Astoria Style
The Historic Preservation League of Oregon is holding several
Preservation Roundtable workshops across the state this year focused on
Oregon's historic masonry buildings. Read about the roundtable held
recently in Astoria and how these workshops strive to engage those who
don't necessarily think of themselves as "preservationists" on Oregon
Heritage Exchange at www.oregonheritage.wordpress.com . While you’re
there, sign up to receive notices of the latest postings!
SANTIAM HERITAGE FOUNDATION CULTIVATES ANNUAL GARDEN TOUR
The Santiam Heritage Foundation will hold its 13th annual garden tour
from noon – 5 p.m., June 24. The “Town and Country Gardens” tour will
feature eight beautiful gardens in Stayton and the Linn County
countryside. Visitors will see gardens with ponds, terraces, flowers and
vegetables, arboreta, as well as innovative approaches to safe-guard
For further information, visit www.brownhouse.org (
http://www.brownhouse.org/ ) or call (503) 769-8860.
SHELTON MCMURPHEY JOHNSON HOUSE SEEKS EXHIBITORS
The Shelton McMurphey Johnson House will host a living history day from
11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Aug. 4. Traditional craft practitioners, re-enactors,
costumers, performers, and others interested in exhibiting at the event
are encouraged to contact director at smjhouse.org or call (541) 484-0808.
OREGON ENCYCLOPEDIA WORKSHOP SET IN PORTLAND
Plan to attend a workshop to learn how to write for the Oregon
Encyclopedia (The OE) and use local history resources from 1 – 4 p.m.,
June 10, in the US Bank Room of the Central Multnomah County Library,
801 SW 10th Ave., Portland. One of OE’s contributing authors, Dan
Haneckow, will describe Portland's, "Great Light Way," an architectural
and electrical wonder unveiled in 1914 on Third St. Haneckow will also
lead a discussion on creating an entry for OE.
For further information, email pdx05508 at pdx.edu or call (503)
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