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FHFG 2021 Annual Giving Campaign

FHFG relies on the public to operate.  Our annual giving campaign is the primary means for us to operate. Please consider a financial donation before the end of this calendar year.

Purchase a 2022 FHFG Calendar

This calendar features rare photos from around Forest Grove since its founding.  This calendar is a must have for the 2021 Holiday Season and supplies are limited, so order yours now! It’s only $15 plus shipping.

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.

Looking Ahead: A.T. Smith House Vision

The A.T. Smith House is an important part of historic Forest Grove. Ever since Mary Jo Morelli saved it from being burnt for fire department training in 2001, Friends of Historic Forest Grove has worked hard to preserve and restore it.

Remembrances…Walter Giersbach

"We were happy to receive these memories of Forest Grove in the 1950s from Walter Giersbach of New Jersey. They appeared in our recent newsletter.  This weekend we were notified that Walter passed away in his home state of New Jersey. Our thoughts go out to his...

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!

Watch our 2020 Holiday Social Video

We missed seeing everyone in person at this year’s Holiday Social, but we created a warm look-back video that we shared with our membership in December 2020.

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.