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May 2019

History in the Hands of Teens

2019-05-23T13:56:03-07:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Heritage News, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Teen Interpreters Faith Danner and Kayla Burns researching their historic characters. WHC Each June after the proverbial school bell rings in summer [...]

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

Electrifying Salem

2019-01-30T12:14:28-07:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: History Tidbits, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It started out as an easy question.  When was Salem first electrified?  In preparing for the museum’s upcoming exhibit – Yesterdayland: Innovations of the [...]

December 2018

R.W. Hogg & Sons Records

2018-12-21T15:12:00-07:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Collections Guide, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Finding Aide for Willamette Heritage Center Collection 2006.050. Prepared by Meg Flanders, Fall 2017. OverviewThis collection contains materials collected by R.W. Hogg and family over [...]

November 2018

October 2018

Shaw

2018-12-10T12:33:01-07:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Community Memories, History Tidbits, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Main road through Shaw, Oregon circa 1909.  Left to right, Schomus General Store, WaldoHills Hotel and the Catholic church.  TheMethodist church is also visible in [...]