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Pints from the Past

Bringing history to the pub-lic! Pints from the Past is a historical lecture series co-hosted with Libraries of Clackamas County. Events are held at pubs across the county and feature expert talks on a variety of topics.

If you've got a great idea for a talk, or you want to organize an event somewhere in the region, email us at marketing@clackamashistory.org or call 503.655.5574.

Pints From the Past 2017-2018 Schedule

9/12/17  - "A Century of Black History in Oregon" Join Gwen Carr as she brings us a presentation that tells stories of little known Black pioneers who lived across the state from as early as 1788. 7:00pm - 8:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm) at Lake Theater & Cafe. 106 N State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034

10/9/17"Destination Oregon: Tourism through a Historic Lens" Using materials from the Oregon State Archives, Speaker Theresa Rea delves into what makes Oregon a top destination for tourism and travel. Antonia Ballroom, 221 N Grant St, Canby, OR 97013.

10/24/17 - "A Century of Black History in Oregon" Join Gwen Carr as she brings us a presentation that tells stories of little known Black pioneers who lived across the state from as early as 1788. Midway Historic Public House. 1003 7th St. Oregon City, OR 97045.

11/14/17 - "Rail History of Oregon: It Changed Everything" Historian and Filmaker Darrell Jabin will share some of the stories and history he has discovered in researching and creating a video about Oregon rail history. Lake Theater & Cafe. 106 N State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.

12/4/17 - "World War II History in Oregon" WWII changed the nation, and the state of Oregon, in deep and lasting ways. In his presentation, Speaker Charlie Presti will examine the impact the conflict had on the economy, demographics, society, gender, and race. Antonia Ballroom, 221 N Grant St, Canby, OR 97013.

1/9/18"World War II History in Oregon" WWII changed the nation, and the state of Oregon, in deep and lasting ways. In his presentation, Speaker Charlie Presti will examine the impact the conflict had on the economy, demographics, society, gender, and race. Lake Theater & Cafe. 106 N State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.

2/12/18 - "War History in Oregon" Presentation by Warren Aney. Antonia Ballroom, 221 N Grant St, Canby, OR 97013.

2/27/18 - "Rail History of Oregon: It Changed Everything" Historian and Filmaker Darrell Jabin will share some of the stories and history he has discovered in researching and creating a video about Oregon rail history. Midway Historic Public House. 1003 7th St. Oregon City, OR 97045.

3/29/18 - "Beneath It All" Everyone has some idea of what a "typical pioneer woman" looked like: bonnets, aprons, long skirts... but what did they wear underneath it all? Join Marge Harding in this light and humorous living history performance as she demonstrates the underpinnings of a "proper" woman- featuring original period garments!  NOTICE: This event has been rescheduled from it's original March 13th date. Lake Theater & Cafe. 106 N State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.

4/9/18 - "Beneath It All" Everyone has some idea of what a "typical pioneer woman" looked like: bonnets, aprons, long skirts... but what did they wear underneath it all? Join Marge Harding in this light and humorous living history performance as she demonstrates the underpinnings of a "proper" woman- featuring original period garments!  Antonia Ballroom, 221 N Grant St, Canby, OR 97013

5/8/18 - "War History in Oregon" Presentation by Warren Aney. Lake Theater & Cafe. 106 N State St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.

Date TBA - "Heppner Flood" Presentation by Peg Willis. Antonia Ballroom, 221 N Grant St, Canby, OR 97013.

6/26/18 - "Industrial History of Oregon City" Presentation by George Kramer. Midway Historic Public House. 1003 7th St. Oregon City, OR 97045.