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Over 70 Attend FHFG Summer Picnic 2017

Sunday, July 9, 2017 dawned clear and bright, continuing a string of perfect “Oregon Summer” days. Soon Alvin Smith’s House was buzzing with workers setting the stage for the annual Friends of Historic Forest Grove Picnic. Inside and out, preparations went on with...

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...