Founded in 1986, the Society's mission is to preserve, promote
and interpret the rich and colorful history of Tualatin

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Heritage Center


Spring & Summer 2017 Event Calendar

Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Bring a project or start one. Help is available. All levels welcome.
Fri. 4/21, 5/5, 5/26, 6/9, 6/23, 7/7, 7/21, 8/4, 8/25          10-12pm

Helicopter Pilot for Presidents
Veteran and Tualatin resident Norb Murray shares anecdotes as Marine One helicopter pilot ferrying presidents and digniatries to and from the White House.
Wed. 5/3   1pm
Donations accepted


New Understandings of Mt. St. Helens
Geology instructor Sheila Alfsen shares research on what we now know about the eruption of Mount St. Helens on this exact date 27 years ago and what’s happening since.
Thurs. 5/18      7pm

Donations accepted


A Virtual Tour of Tualatin’s Historic Buildings

Sit back and watch the big screen as Tualatin historians tell about the colorful histories of buildings that are still standing today. Drawing from our extensive photo files, you will hear about families, businesses and organizations that shaped our city.

Wed. 6/7   1pm
Donations accepted


Erratic Wanderings in the Columbia River Gorge
Scott Cook, author of “Curious Gorge” takes us on a journey exploring the Columbia River Gorge sharing where one can find erratic boulders left by the Lake Missoula Floods. His presentation intertwines history, geology, petrified wood as well as waterfalls and creeks. This visual adventure will inspire you to get out and explore for yourself. Book signing of the 4th edition of “Curious Gorge” which will be available for purchase after the program.
Thurs. 6/15      7pm
Donations accepted


"The Palouse Hills in Eastern Washington: Collateral Fallout From 2.5 Million Years of Ice Age Floods"
Come hear Alan Busacca, Ph.D. and Emeritus Professor, Washington State University talk about the research on repeated episodes of megafloods in the Channeled Scabland, not just from 20,000 to 15,000 years ago but episodically over probably all of the Pleistocene.
Thurs. 7/20      7pm

Donations accepted


Sons of American Revolution Visit THS
Step back in time with descendants of colonists who fought in the War of Independence against Great Britain. Membership in this nationwide patriotic organization is determined by genealogical records. Be prepared to see an authentic uniform worn by revolutionary soldiers as they share the stories of freedom won hard.
Wed. 8/2   1pm
Donations accepted




Need a place for your gathering?
Call 503.885.1926 for more information about how to rent this unique facility for your holiday party, anniversaries, reunions, meetings, and weddings.


Engraved Memorial and Honorary Bricks
Bricks are still available for purchase for our heritage garden patio. For the time being,
4 x 8 inch bricks are holding at $50 and will increase to $75 in the future.  They make great gifts.  Pick up an order form at the Heritage Center or request one by email or mail from the Heritage Center by calling 503.885.1926. 






Open Monday-Friday
10 am-2 pm plus
special events

8700 SW Sweek Drive
adjacent to the
Police Station


This website is maintained in loving memory of Shirley Disch, 1928 – 2004

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