1936 19th Ave
(PO Box 123)
Forest Grove, OR 97116
503-992-1280
info@fhfg.org

Friends of
Historic Forest Grove

Celebrating 30 years

1989 – 2019

1936 19th Ave
(PO Box 123)
Forest Grove, OR 97116
503-992-1280
info@fhfg.org

Friends of
Historic Forest Grove

Celebrating 30 years

1989 – 2019

Due to COVID-19, FHFG has temporarily closed the museum at the Old Train Station. We have canceled our annual meeting and have postponed our annual picnic until later in the summer. Elections for officers & board members has begun. Members check your email for instructions on how to vote.

Corona Virus Journal

A living history.  Tell us your story.  Help us to document what life is like during this pandemic.

 

Virtual Annual Meeting

Because of the COVID-19 crisis, our annual meeting has been changed to a virtual meeting.  If you are an FHFG member, you should have received an email with instructions on how to access our annual reports and how to cast your vote.  If you didn’t, please call us at 503.992.1280 and leave a message.  Voting continues until June 5, 2020.

2019 Year in Review Video – thanks Skip Buhler & Terri Erskine for creating the video!

Click here to watch

Coloring Contest!

FHFG is celebrating National Historic Preservation month by sponsoring a coloring contest with prizes for multiple age groups and categories. We’ve selected our winners!

Get your copy of the FHFG Historic House Coloring book

FHFG has a limited supply of coloring books that feature local area historic houses.  Get a copy for yourself – perfect for young and old artists alike!

Historic Homes Tour

Biennial tour of the area’s historic homes.  

Cemetery Tour

Learn about Forest Grove’s pioneers by listening to their ghosts talk about the trials and tribulations of pioneer life. 

AT Smith House Restoration

A two-story Greek Revival style of house built in 1854.  It is the second oldest building in Forest Grove. 

Garden Tour

Biennial garden tour of the area’s most beautiful, unique, and interesting gardens in the spring.  

Old Train Station Museum

This is the home to Friends of Historic Forest Grove and serves as a  a museum highlighting 150 years of local history.

Fall Heritage Festival

The first Fall Heritage Festival will occur on September 28 & 29, 2019.

Become a FHFG Member

Sign up online and support the preservation of Forest Grove’s history.

Other Ways to Give

Did you know that FHFG can benefit from your purchases at Fred Meyer or Amazon?

Announcing $1,000 Scholarship Program for FGHS Seniors

FHFG is pleased to announce a $1,000 scholarship available to Forest Grove High School seniors with an interest in history.  Our 2020 winner will be announced later this spring.

Participate in FHFG!

Become a member.  Help out at the AT Smith House. Participate in one of our annual tours.  There are lots of ways to get involved with Forest Grove history! Have fun!

Get involved and have fun!

FHFG is an active group and has a number of ongoing projects. Get involved! Member volunteers work to document and preserve the rich history of the area by collecting photographs, documents, and oral and written history.  Besides our continued efforts on the AT Smith house, we have an annual Garden Tour and Historic Home tour.

Our Mission

Friends of Historic Forest Grove is committed to enhancing and promoting the historic environment of Forest Grove through education in areas of historic interest while acknowledging national, state and local cultural resources.

Historic Homes in Forest Grove

Forest Grove Historic Districts

FHFG Membership

2019 Volunteer Hours