|David McCullough – The Wright Brothers|
Friday, October 30, 2015 at 7:30pm
David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, tells the surprising, profoundly American story of Wilbur and Orville Wright. Far more than a couple of unschooled Dayton bicycle mechanics who happened to hit on success, they were men of exceptional courage and determination, and of far-ranging intellectual interests and ceaseless curiosity, much of which they attributed to their upbringing.
|Teddy Roosevelt's Oregon Roadshow|
April 27 - May 1, 2015
"Teddy Roosevelt's Oregon Roadshow," a live performance by historical recreator Joe Wiegand, returns for its fourth year for a statewide tour of schools, museums, and historical societies.
|Classroom & Group Visits|
Bring your group for an educational and fun tour through the museum. We welcome tourist groups, clubs, college groups and K-12 school groups.
|Traveling Trunk Program|
The Oregon Historical Society's Traveling Trunk program enables students to examine the history of the Oregon Trail, Lewis and Clark, Great Basin Native American culture, Eastern Oregon, Portland and more in a fun, hands-on, interactive way.
|Mark O. Hatfield Distinguished Historians Forum|
The Mark O. Hatfield Distinguished Historians Forum presents the nation's top scholars and writers, providing a broad perspective on United States history.
The Oregon Historical Society supports an ongoing series of public programs, exhibits, lectures, and events. These past programs contain valuable content including videos, audio recordings and more.
|Digital History Projects|
The Oregon Historical Society’s Digital History Projects
provide the most authoritative and comprehensive
online resources on Oregon history. The Oregon Encyclopedia, the Oregon History Project and the Oregon TimeWeb engage teachers, students, and the general public in learning and thinking about the state’s past.
Service-Learning Curriculum and Resources for Teachers
Excerpts from the Oregon Historical Society's Sound Recordings Collection presented by Public Social University.
|Oregon History Day|
Oregon History Day is part of the nationwide National History Day (NHD) program. The competition is open to students in private, public, and home schools. The Oregon Historical Society is proud to sponsor the Oregon History Day contest and to support this national educational endeavor.
|Oregon History Project|
An exciting interactive on-line resource for learning about Oregon history. The site contains narratives written by renowned Pacific Northwest historians, historic records including maps, journal entries, photographs, and newspaper accounts from the OHS collections, and an innovative on-line Learning Center for Teachers and Students.
|Focus on Oregon History|
These pages are designed to provide teachers, students, and the general public a sense of the diverse people and events that comprise the history of Oregon.