The Willamette Heritage Center is on the National Register of Historic Places and in 2003 our Historic Thomas Kay Woolen Mill buildings were designated an American Treasure by the National Park Service. We are within five blocks of the State Capital Building and the Hallie Ford Gallery at Willamette University.
Activities can be adapted to suit a variety of needs. Our tours and activities assist in meeting Common Core Curriculum standards with creative, hands-on activities.
Free individual Memberships with the WHC are available to Oregon teachers who bring in their school identification.
Through tours and activities students learn about:
- Local History
- Salem’s Story
- Oregon History
- Oregon’s Age of Exploration
- The Kalapuya
- Historic Houses
- The Migration West
- Industrialization in Oregon
- Beginning Archaeology
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