Saturday, November 17, 2012

Heritage Station
The Umatilla County Historical Society Museum

Wednesday, December 5th - Party Like It's 1933
5:30 pm
Hamley's Slickfork Saloon

Come and celebrate Repeal Day in true Umatilla-County style!  Learn about and sample the most popular cocktails of the prohibition era, eat hors-d'oeuvers by Hamley's Master Chefs, and "shop" a silent auction.  Enjoy a continuously running background show featuring prohibition-era photos and factoids.

$40 pre-registration, $50 at the door
Call 541.276.0012

The Oregon Historical Society in Portland is sponsoring the 45th Annual HOLIDAY CHEER - A CELEBRATION OF OREGON AUTHORS on Sunday, December 2, 2012 from Noon until 5 p.m.  Visit with over 70 local authors, purchase their latest book, and have it personally signed for the perfect holiday gift.  This year, they are spreading the holiday cheer throughout the entire museum.  Enjoy treats, music, and more!  General Admission: $5.00, which includes admission to all museum exhibits.

The Oregon Historical Society is located at 1200 SW Park Avenue in beautiful Downtown Portland.



Mark O. Hatfield Distinguished Historians Forum

For 15 years, this annual series has brought together the nation's top scholars and writers for thought-provoking evenings of history.

Series tickets start at $72.00!

Buy Tickets Today

Purchase tickets in person at the Oregon Historical Society.

Lectures begin at 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in downtown Portland.

February 12, 2013 - MICHAEL DUFFY - Author of The Presidents Club; Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity

April 16, 2013 - ISABEL WILKERSON - Author of The Warmth of Other Suns

May 7, 2013 - ERIK LARSON - Author of In the Garden of Beasts & Devil in the White City

May 21, 2013 - DAVID EISENHOWER - Author of Eisenhower:  At War

Friday, November 2, 2012

The Umatilla Museum and Historical Foundation is having their monthly Board of Directors Meeting on Saturday, November 10 at 11:00 am.  Come, introduce yourself and learn a little about what we do!


The Umatilla County Historical Society in Pendleton, celebrates the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in Oregon with a day of festivities!  They would love to have you join them!

  • Keith May, Introductions
  • Susan Badger Doyle tells the story of takeover by the women of Umatilla
  • Harriet Isom on the life of Abigail Scott Duniway, Oregon's most prominent suffragist
  • Lunch by Simply Catering
  • Debbie Dimitre as Alice Paul, famed 20th century suffragist
  • Exhibit:  Votes for Women!  The Oregon Story
November 10, 11am-2:30pm, Vert Clubroom & Little Theater; Pre-registration $20, Day of $22.00