Clackamas County Historical Society
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HISTORY IS OUR TERRITORY

From the creation of the majestic Willamette Falls, to the Native American peoples that called this land home, to the industrial marvels that brought power to Portland, discover the beginning of all things Oregon.

 
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ON EXHIBIT NOW

ON EXHIBIT AT MOOT

“Exposing the Past through Oregon City Photography” is a three-part exhibit focusing on the history of photography through the lens of Oregon City photographers, a “Then & Now” walk through Oregon City’s Main Street, and a textile display showcasing historic photo studio fashion.

This exhibit will be on display in the Museum of the Oregon Territory's Murdock Gallery until December 2019.

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TUMWATER BALLROOM

 
 
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Looking for a place to hold your wedding, meeting, celebration of life, or other events? Look no further. In addition to our museum, the Museum of the Oregon Territory building also contains the Tumwater Ballroom, a spacious event space with a scenic view of the Willamette Falls. In some cases you may even be able to rent out use of the Museum for all of your guests during your event! Click the button below to be transferred to the Tumwater Ballroom website and begin planning for your next big gathering.

 

EVENTS

 
 

STEVENS-CRAWFORD HERITAGE HOUSE GRAND OPENING

The Stevens-Crawford Heritage house is getting a much-needed face lift and CCHS is inviting you to come see the grand unveiling! Featuring new interpretive panels and an updated house tour, if you haven't visited this early twentieth-century home recently now's a good time to visit. Better yet, the Grand Opening lines up with Oregon City Heritage Days so you can see all the historic sites Oregon City has to offer completely free!

FRI - SAT JUNE 21 - 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
603 6TH STREET, OREGON CITY, OR, 97045

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OREGON CITY HERITAGE DAYS 2019

Visit historic Oregon City and explore the rich history of the first incorporated city west of the Missouri River as it celebrates it's 175th anniversary! Friday and Saturday June 21 - 22 is Oregon City Heritage Days, where from 10:00am to 5:00pm Heritage sites across Oregon City will open their doors free of admission. Free special activities and presentations will be available. Follow the link to the Rose Festival website below to find out where to pick up your souvenir Heritage Pass Brochure and to find out more about participating Heritage Days organizations.

FRI - SAT JUNE 21 - 22
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
OREGON CITY

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