Tuesday, December 28, 2010

History Mystery at 6 Corners

We know Photos 1 and 2 were taken where Walgreens is now. We wish we knew who's helping his dad pump gas. We wish we knew what make and model that nifty car is!

3. That's some gas truck! Must be brand new for someone to take a photo of it. Those frame houses were also standing until a few years ago. All gone now!
4. This house stood on the right hand side of the filling station. It and the Feed Store in back were standing until fairly recently. Those cabins on the far-most right have been beautifully restored and still exist!

5. The name of the filling station almost appears in this scene: Kjarvestad. The truck offers two (probably hand lettered) signs as clues to the mystery of just what year a person named "Ruth Smith" took these photos. 6. As the 1939 Road Map of Oregon suggests, there weren't many highways heading North and South when these photos were taken. Sherwood's prospects were bright... even if she gets bumped from this map by Rex!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Friday, December 03, 2010

Two photos in one: Smock House and Morback House stand ready for Sherwood's Christmas Eve,

December 4.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Let's Play Ball!

A Special Sports Edition of The OE History Night
Thursday, December 2, 2010
7:45 pm (doors open at 7:15)
McMenamins Mission Theater
Free, minors with parents welcome

Kerry Eggers presents "Beavers v. Ducks: Over 100 Years of Civil War"

The Oregon Civil War--one of the country's longest-standing rivalries in college football--will rage again on Saturday, December 4th. For over 100 years, the Oregon State Beavers and the University of Oregon Ducks have been meeting on football fields up and down the Willamette Valley, inspiring the unflagging loyalty of generations of Oregonians. Sports writer Kerry Eggers traces the annual game to its beginnings (in 1893), looks back at ten of the top Civil War games of all time, and talks about how the Civil War has become such an important part of our state's sporting culture.

Kerry Eggers has been writing sports professionally since he arrived in Portland in 1975. He has written four books, including Wherever You May Be: The Bill Schonely Story, and Clyde the Glide: The Clyde Drexler Story.

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Things for Sale at the Museum

A Place in Time by June Reynolds

History Book $30
Christmas Chair by June Reynolds

Reynolds Fiction $12
Heritage Trail Guide by Clyde List
Trail Guide $5
The Folks CD
The Folks $7
Sherwood Centennial Cook Book
Cook Book $7.50
Renaissance Singers CD
Renaissance Singers $15
Melody Guy CD

Melody Guy

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