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Ghosts in the Grove

Ghosts in the Grove

Ghosts in the Grove Our Past - Places (Editor’s Note: This was originally written by Holly Tsur and the Forest Grove Historic Landmarks Board.  It was later updated by Meldoy Haveluck) When I first began researching an article about paranormal activity in...

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...

Alvin Thompson Smith

Alvin Thompson Smith Our Stories - People Alvin Smith: November 17, 1802 – January 22, 1888 When people talk about the founders of Forest Grove, the names Harvey Clark, Tabitha Brown, and Joseph Gale are spoken with consistency, but the name Alvin Smith does not...

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...

Things are Moving Ahead!

Before last week, if you were to stand at the front door of the Alvin and Abigail Smith house and look east toward Mt. Hood, your vision would have been obstructed by the rather large pile of rubble blocking your view. That is no longer the case! Forest Grove Parks...