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S.B. Starrett House

S.B. Starrett House

S.B. Starrett House FHFG Historic Property Recognition 1890 Written by: Skip Buhler The S.B. Starrett House is a modest farm house in the late 19th-century Vernacular style. The Starrett House is a bit of a mystery, in terms of its exact date of construction....
Thomas House

Thomas House

Thomas House FHFG Historic Property Recognition Circa 1893 Written by: Skip Buhler What is known as the “Thomas House,” is one of several homes associated with Arthur B. And Mary E. Thomas, and was likely built ca. 1893 (the date given by Washington County is ca....
Remembering the Lakeside in Hillside

Remembering the Lakeside in Hillside

Remembering the Lake at Hillside Our Past - Growing Up Here A little over three miles up Thatcher Road from the Plaid Pantry is Tom Meier’s Three Mile Museum, a wonderfully elusive and eclectic spot loaded with artifacts of early Oregon. A visual treasure-trove of...
The Origin of Our Stringtown

The Origin of Our Stringtown

The Origin of Our Stringtown Our Past - Places I was biking last summer and found myself on one of the most scenic roads in our area: Stringtown. As I peddled, always keeping an eye out for the speeding semis heading to the ubiquitous nurseries, I wondered whether...
Old College Hall

Old College Hall

Old College Hall: If They Could See Her Now! Our Past - Places April 17, 1850, the trustees of the newly chartered Tualatin Academy met on what is now the campus of Pacific University to decide where to construct its first academic building, one that would stand as a...