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WHC Press Releases

3/07/2016

24th Annual Heritage Awards- April 1st, 2016

3/02/2016

WHC introduces three new classes and workshops series

7/09/2014

Willamette Heritage Center Hosts The 3rd Annual History Pub Series

6/25/2014

History was Here - Saturday, July 14, 2014

9/09/2013

Weaving Guilds of Oregon (WeGO) Traveling Show:Threads to New Worlds - A Collection of Fiber ArtsOpens October 4

8/02/2013

Wegner named Willamette Heritage Center executive director

6/04/2013

TIP Summer Program Deadline Extended to June 14

6/04/2013

WHC Announces WHC Summer History Pub

5/29/2013

Lincoln Exhibition 2013

5/29/2013

WHC Summer Camps 2013

5/23/2013

Teen Interpretive Program (TIP) Summer 2013

4/01/2013

29th Annual Sheep to Shawl Family Fun Festival

3/29/2013

New Special Exhibition: We Were Here First… And We're Here to Stay! Assimilation, Termination and Restoration of the Grand Ronde Tribe

3/25/2012

A Town Hall with Abraham Lincoln: 21st Annual Heritage Awards Ceremony

2/08/2013

Willamette Valley Voices Call for Articles for Volume II, No. 2 - Summer 2013

2/08/2013

Willamette Heritage Center at The Mill Offers Day Trippers: Heritage Bus

2/08/2013

DIY Workshops: February, March, April 2013

1/09/2013

New Exhibition: When We Were Young

1/08/2013

Victorian Valentines Day

12/2/2012

WHC Announces New Interim Executive Director

11/30/2012

Annual Magic at The Mill

11/26/2012

WHC and Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Receive AASLH Award of Merit

10/13/2012

Dragon Theatre's Colorful Puppet Show Kintaro and Eugene Taiko

9/17/2012

The Art and Tradition of Kimono

9/17/2012

Final Call for Abstracts for Articles

8/24/2012

A Fine Arts Weekend at The Mill: 2012 Handweaver's Sale and Quiltopia

8/01/2012

OR Trail Computer Game Comes Alive in September

7/29/2012

Call for Papers

7/15/2012

New WHC Co-op Membership Opportunities

7/16/2012

August First Wednesday at Travel Salem

6/19/2012

WHC Announces New Exhibition: History on Tap

6/19/2012

Mid-Valley Pairing Event

5/25/2012

TIP Summer 2012 Program

5/25/2012

WHC to Participate as a Blue Star Museum

5/18/2012

WHC Announces 2012 Heritage Awards

5/17/2012

WHC Announces Two Grants

5/15/2012

Call for Papers

4/26/2012

An Evening with Teddy: Theodore Roosevelt Comes to The Mill

2/20/2012

WHC Announces Spring Exhibit: Grand Ronde Women - Our Story

2/19/2012

28th Annual Sheep to Shawl

2/05/2012

Call for Papers

1/26/2012

Feb Big Band Dance Special Dinner

1/12/2012

Jan-Mar Do It Yourself" Heritage Workshops

1/12/2012

Victorian Valentines Day 2012

1/08/2012

WHC Announces Feb-Mar Speaker Series

12/29/2011

WHC Announces IMLS Grant Award

11/23/2011

Magic at the Mill!

10/31/2011

Willamette Women - Our History is our Strength - Opens January 2012

9/29/2011

WHC Presents Oct. 2011 Events

9/26/2011

An Evening with Gwen Carr: Perseverance

9/22/2011

Waddell & Reed and WHC Welcome: Honoring Our History - WW I

9/21/2011

WHC and Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Announce the Gifting of the Oldest Known Kalapuya Canoe

9/14/2011

WHC Announces New Exhibit: Treasures from the Trunk

9/06/2011

2011 Rhythm at the Mill Final Concert: Sept. 11

9/06/2011

New Website for the WHC

8/22/2011

2011 Speaker Series: Four Saturday Events in October

8/22/2011

Do It Yourself (DIY) Heritage Workshops Start September 17

8/21/2011

2011 Quiltopia: A Weekend of Quilting Events in Salem, OR

8/19/2011

Fall Family Fesitval at the WHC!

8/19/2011

2011 Rhythm at the Mill August 28 Highlights Top Blues Players

8/14/2011

WHC Request for Docents

8/03/2011

2011 Rhythm at the Mill Next Concert: Blues, Rock and Rockabilly on August 7

7/25/2011

2011 Rhythm at the Mill ROCKS on July 31 with Blues, Funk and R&B

7/13/2011

Rhythm at the Mill Kicks Off July 24

7/06/2011

WHC is Proud Recipient of Gannett Foundation Grant

6/21/2011

Rhythm at the Mill: All Star Line-up

5/23/2011

Antiques Roadshow Filming at WHC

5/18/2011

New Exhibit: Tools of Survival

5/15/2011

Pioneer Players 2011

5/09/2011

Sheep to Shawl 2011

5/03/2011

WHC Announces 2011 Heritage Awards

3/23/2011

Grand Ronde's Canoe Journey - A New Exhibit at the Mill

3/04/2011

Do It Yourself (DIY) Heritage Workshops

3/04/2011

Spring Break Camps 2011

2/20/2011

Victorian Valentines Day a Fun Event for All

2/05/2011

WHC and Desert Caballeros Western Museum presentJourney to the Land of Enchantment: People and Cultures of Northern New Mexico - May 27 to June 1, 2011

1/19/2011

Seeking Nominations for Annual Heritage Awards

1/13/2011

Oregon Quilt Project Quilt Assessment

1/13/2011

6th Annual Victorian Valentines Day Poetry Contest

12/12/2010

All Star Entertainment Line-up at Magic at the Mill

12/08/2010

BEST in the NW Blues Scene - Ty Curtis Band Plays Dec. 21 at Magic at the Mill

12/04/2010

Memberships at 1/2 price through Dec. 31

12/01/2010

December Fun at The Willamette Heritage Center at The Mill

12/01/2010

Author Irene Bennett Brown Scheduled for Book Signing Dec. 22

11/18/2010

NEW! Magic at the Mill This Holiday Season!

11/14/2010

Hidden Gems: A Mid- Valley Heritage Invitational Extravaganza! Opens January 2011

11/08/2010

WHC Announces New Employee for Marketing Facilities

11/08/2010

November Fall Fun at Willamette Heritage Center

10/26/2010

Willamette Heritage Center (WHC) Wins Prestigious Award: 2010 Charles M. Redd Center for Western Studies Award for Exhibition Excellence

9/21/2010

Soup, Sandwich and Politics Series - September 29: Marion County Commissioners

9/21/2010

Quiltopia: A Weekend of Quilting Events in Salem, OR

9/19/2010

Share History with Others as a Willamette Heritage Center Docent

9/09/2010

NEW!  BUS FUN at the Willamette Heritage Center (WHC)

9/09/2010

New Exhibit Cultivating Creativity at Willamette Heritage Center (WHC)  Features Artists from OSU's Art About Agriculture Permanent Collection and Invited Artists

8/14/2010

Family Fun Saturdays September through December 2010

8/10/2010

Willamette Heritage Center (WHC) Receives $23,520 from Spirit Mountain Community Fund

7/30/2010

Willamette Heritage Center (WHC) Receives $94,969 in Grants for the First Half of 2010

7/29/2010

Wrapped in Pride Exhibition at the Willamette Heritage Center (WHC)“Wraps Up” August 8

Published Articles about WHC

7/31/2014

Statesman Journal: Sam Wegner executive director of WHC resigns

9/22/2013

Statesman Journal: Teams find the lighter side of hardship at Oregon Trail Live

9/20/2013

Statesman Journal: Relive Oregon Trail-sort of

9/19/2013

Statesman Journal: Oregon Trail Challenge returns Saturday

8/0/2013

Statesman Journal: WHC Hires New Executive Director

7/13/2013

Statesman Journal: A pitch for a peacemakers museum in Salem

6/15/2013

Statesman Journal: Traveling Show in Lincoln, Constituion Coming to Oregon

6/04/2013

Statesman Journal:'History Pub' presentations begin June 13

6/02/2013

Statesman Journal Editorial: My Passion: Oregon Cultural Trust tax credit must continue by Peter Both, Ph.D.

May 2013

Salem Business Journal: Reed Opera House Storefronts Feature 'Windows of Time

4/20/2013

Statesman Journal: Exhibit Charts Grand Ronde Tribes' termination, renewal

4/04/2013

Statesman Journal: Spring break at WHC takes a look back

3/21/2013

Statesman Journal: WHC seeks names to honor

3/17/2013

Statesman Journal: WHC journal highlights community celebrations

3/04/2013

Statesman Journal: WHC advertises for new chief

1/28/2013

Oregon.gov website: Forest History Center participates in history exhibit at WHC

1/11/2013

Statesman Journal: Methodist Parsonage to get a major renovation

12/22/2012

Statesman Journal: Magic at the Mill Mixes History and Holidays

12/13/2012

Statesman Journal: Christmas "Magic" Lights Up Willamette Heritage Center

12/06/2012

Statesman Journal: Salem Heights Community Hall Will Change Ownership

12/02/2012

Statesman Journal: Former Chemeketa Executive to Lead WHC

11/19/2012

Statesman Journal: Heritage Center's Booth Takes Colorado Job

10/06/2012

Statesman Journal: Family History Woven in Kimono Exhibit

9/19/2012

Statesman Journal: Music that's Made to Make You Dance: Salem Big Band

9/16/2012

Statesman Journal Mid-Valley Art Notes:Kimono

9/05/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Rose Parks of WHC at Bush Park Event

8/18/2012

Wine Blog - Visiting the Willamette Valley

8/06/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Binding Memories

8/05/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Heritage Center Revives Local History

6/29/2012

Salem Weekly/Willamette Live: Oregon's Hoppin' Past

6/25/2012

ORBeerGrowler.com: Celebrate Oregon Craft Beer

6/24/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Beer Exhibit Taps Into History

6/12/2012

Capitol Taps Blog Spot: Fine Beer in Salem, OR

6/03/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Lee House: A Room by Room History

May/June/2012

Willamette Woman: Keni Sturgeon

5/03/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Mill offers year-round interest

4/22/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Weaving intermingles friendship, passion

4/18/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Exhibit looks at role of tribal women

4/08/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Willamette Heritage Center exhibit looks at role of tribal women

4/06/2012

Salem Weekly/Willamette Live: Telling the Story of Injustice and Peace

3/17/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Girl Scouts visit Salem to celebrate 100 years

3/04/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Oregon's beauty inspired photographer Gunnell

2/17/2012

Statesman Journal Article: Heritage center to rekindle scholarly journal

2/15/2012

Linfield Anthropology Museum Showcased in Recent Exhibit

2/05/2012

Statesman Journal Article by Virginia Green:Jason Lee House saved as mall constructed

1/22/2012

Statesman Journal Article: The 'herstory' in Oregon's History

1/12/2012

Salem Weekly/Willamette Live: Willamette Women: Our History is Our Strength

12/29/2011

Statesman Journal Art Notes: Grant to fund updates for Mission Mill homes

12/25/2011

Statesman Journal Article: A day in the life of an elf

12/15/2011

Statesman Journal Article: Mill complex lights up for Magic

10/30/2011

Statesman Journal Article: WHC Fall Event: It Was a Very Good Year

10/22/2011

Statesman Journal Article: Quilt tales: Cloth that traveled the Oregon Trail

10/19/2011

Statesman Journal article: World War I remnants roll into Salem

9/29/2011

Grand Ronde Tribes Smoke Signals News: Tribe celebrates return of Kalapuyan canoe

9/28/2011

Statesman Journal slideshow: Oregon Trail Quilts at Mission Mill

9/24/2011

Oregon Live article: Quilts played an important role in Oregon's history, as exhibits show

9/22/2011

OPB Article: Salem Museum Donates Canoe

8/12/2011

Statesman Journal Article: Oregon flag gets stamp of approval

8/11/2011

Gazette Times Article: Salem exhibit features weapons of Oregon's past

7/11/2011

Statesman Journal Article: Tools of Survival

6/20/2011

Statesman Journal Article: 160 Reasons Why We Love the Mid-Valley

6/12/2011

Statesman Journal Article: Museum free for active military

5/01/2011

Statesman Journal editorial: Heritage Center's gift shows its class

4/10/2011

Statesman Journal Article: Return of the Shovelnose

4/05/2011

Statesman Journal Article: Canoe exhibit opens Friday at Willamette Heritage Center

2/07/2011

Oregon Quilt Project a Huge Success! by Martha Spark

1/21/2011

Statesman Journal Article: Bits of Heritage (Hidden Gems)

11/08/2010

Statesman Journal Article: Oregon Cultural Trust distributes $1.45 million in grants

10/31/2010

Statesman Journal Article: Facing Statehood Exhibit honored

9/26/2010

Statesman Journal Article: Salem show aims to inspire quilt makers, quilt lovers

9/24/2010

Statesman Journal Article: Heritage center is expanding its mission with a new stratetic plan

9/20/2010

Statesman Journal Article: A new mission for museum

9/19/2010

Statesman Journal Article: Agriculture makes appearance at museum exhibit

Community Press Releases

3/8/2016

Oregon State Capitol: Downtown Spring Break Passport to Fun launches March 21st, 2016