the museum of the oregon territory's most valuable resource is our incredible volunteer community.

If you love History and want to get involved with our exciting team email for more details.   




Our organization is dedicated to enriching the lives of current and future generations through collecting, preserving and interpreting the history of historic Clackamas County.

Claire Blaylock, Executive Director

Before moving to Oregon, Claire earned her Master's in History with a Certificate in Public History from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and her Bachelor's in History from the College of Wooster. Claire has a broad background in museum and nonprofit work. As a consultant with History Associates, Inc., Claire served a collections processor, exhibit developer, and litigation researcher. She has worked on projects at the Smithsonian, National Archives and Records Administration, the Emily Dickinson Homestead, and the Trustees of Reservations. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Oregon Museum Association and the Willamette Fall Heritage Area Coalition, and she serves on the Mentoring Program Committee for the American Alliance of Museums. 

Maddie Mott, Development Coordinator

Maddie is an undergraduate student studying public history at Portland State University. Before coming to CCHS as an intern in January 2016, she worked for the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, both for the exhibits team and the development department. She plans to pursue a Master's in Museum Studies after graduation. She likes playing fantasy video games in her spare time.

Corinne Rupp, Director of Programs 

Corinne graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor's in History. Prior to her current role, she worked as an intern at the Museum of the Oregon Territory, mounting two exhibits during a six-month tenure. Her areas of interest include Native American history and culture, Oregon history and women's history. 

Anne Thielking, Volunteer Coordinator 

Bio coming Soon!

Board Members

Marilyn Morrisey, President

Wade Byers, Vice President

John Salisbury, Secretary

Craig Danielson, Treasurer

Mike Norris, Past President

Penny Charman

Tim Garrison

Jack Hammond

Bruce Hanson

Darlene Judkins

Cherie Kennemer

Ed Linquist

Jonathan Stone

Jim Tompkins

Open Positions

Thank you for your interest in the museum of the Oregon Territory! Currently we do not have any paid positions open, but we are always looking for dedicated volunteers. Please contact Corinne if you are interested in volunteering at the museum of the Oregon Territory or Stevens-Crawford Historic House.