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Friends of Historic Forest Grove

We are committed to preserving and sustaining local historic properties, buildings, documents and artifacts; fostering a community of individuals and organizations that share our passion; and educating and informing others about the significance of our past.

Halloween 2020

In spite of the pandemic, Halloween returned to the FHFG Museum & Library this year!  The theme was “Adventures through Halloween’s Past”. If you missed this in person, click to view photos.

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!

Coronavirus Journal

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

 

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.  

Museum & Library

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

FHFG Scholarship Program

FHFG is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship available to Forest Grove High School Seniors.  2021 applications are now available.

Become an 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?

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