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July 2022

2022 Annual Membership Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Gresham Historical Museum, 410 N Main Avenue
Gresham, OR 97030 United States
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Monochrome image of an electric trolley with four cars filled with people who are leaning out the windows. All are dressed in dresses and suits. Some are standing alongside the train, which is stopped in a forested area.

Join us in July to learn about the past year’s happenings and to find out what the next year has in store. This gathering is also a celebration of our incredible volunteers, whose hard work has kept the museum running through historic challenges. This event is open to current Gresham Historical Society members and volunteers. Not a member? It's never too late to sign up! You can do so now on our website: https://greshamhistorical.org/product-category/membership/ If you are planning to attend,…

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Gresham’s History, Lived and Spoken

July 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Gresham Historical Museum, 410 N Main Avenue
Gresham, OR 97030 United States
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Free
Monochrome photograph showing a street scene with 1930s-era automobiles parked on either side of a street lined with commercial buildings, all one or two stories tall. The businesses whose signs are visible include J.C. Penney, Safeway, Hepp's Racket Store, and a real estate agency.

Rik Shiiki interviews three seniors who have lived and shaped Gresham's history: Betty Chisum, Howard Moen, and Keith White. Learn about their experiences growing up and living in Gresham through many eras in this community's past. This event is free and open to the public.  It will take place immediately after the 2022 Annual Membership Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation, which is open to GHS members and volunteers.  Not a member?  It's never too late to sign up. Please RSVP below:

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Historic Cemeteries Tour

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gresham Pioneer Cemetery, SW Walters Rd
Gresham, OR 97030 United States
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Many decades of history are contained within the three cemeteries of Downtown Gresham. Join us for a free walking tour to learn some surprising facts about early Gresham and its residents. This free walking tour covers the Gresham Pioneer, White Birch, and Escobar cemeteries, all of which are located along the Springwater Trail straddling Walters Drive. The terrain is rolling lawn. We will meet in the east parking lot of West Gresham Grade School. Image of historic graves in the…

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August 2022

Historic Cemeteries Tour

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gresham Pioneer Cemetery, SW Walters Rd
Gresham, OR 97030 United States
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Free

Many decades of history are contained within the three cemeteries of Downtown Gresham. Join us for a free walking tour to learn some surprising facts about early Gresham and its residents. This free walking tour covers the Gresham Pioneer, White Birch, and Escobar cemeteries, all of which are located along the Springwater Trail straddling Walters Drive. The terrain is rolling lawn. We will meet in the east parking lot of West Gresham Grade School. Image of historic graves in the…

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September 2022

Historic Cemeteries Tour

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
Grainy, monochrome photograph showing several stone grave markers. The nearest reads "ROBERTS"

Many decades of history are contained within the three cemeteries of Downtown Gresham. Join us for a free walking tour to learn some surprising facts about early Gresham and its residents. This free walking tour covers the Gresham Pioneer, White Birch, and Escobar cemeteries, all of which are located along the Springwater Trail straddling Walters Drive. The terrain is rolling lawn. We will meet in the east parking lot of West Gresham Grade School.

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