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Volunteering with FHFG

Volunteering with FHFG Letter from our President A couple of weeks ago after visiting the Friends’ website, a person contacted me about volunteering at FHFG. I invited her to come down to the Old Train Station for a visit. She enjoyed visiting and meeting...

AT Smith House Selected by Restore Oregon

AT Smith House Chosen by Restore Oregon as one of the fifteen most endangered historic sites in Oregon for 2016 FHFG is tremendously excited and proud to announce that the AT Smith House was chosen by Restore Oregon as one of the fifteen most endangered historic sites...

Happy 213th Birthday A.T. Smith!

Each year on his birthday, Alvin T. Smith (Nov. 17, 1802 – Jan. 22, 1888) would make a special entry in his diary. Here are some selections from those entries to contemplate on the 213th anniversary of his birth. Please take into account the religious...

FHFG Response to Zoning Issues for Cement Plant

Click here to read FHFG response to the zoning request for the cement plant adjacent to the AT Smith house. Free (Acrobat Reader is required.) About Skip BuhlerSkip is the secretary of FHFG. I have been interested in Forest Grove's history since moving here ca. 2007...

AT Smith Committee May 2015 Update

Things are moving ahead with the restoration process for the A. T. Smith house. One of the main decisions made by the committee was to move forward with the removal of the south side addition known as the “mud room.” The stability of the house is being compromised by...