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The FHFG Museum and Library is Open

FHFG is monitoring the situation that the delta variant of Covid is creating.  At the moment, the museum and library are open but by appointment only.  Call us or send email with your appointment request.

FHFG will continue to follow all current CDC and Oregon policies and recommend confirming these requirements in advance of your scheduled visit.  Thank you for your continued support.

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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.

Historic Property Recognition Program Plaques Two Historic Homes

On December 20, 2019 Friends of Historic Forest Grove recognized two more area homes with a plaque designating their historic significance. About The Program In 1966 the National Historic Preservation Act tasked all of the states to inventory and evaluate historic...

2019 FHFG Holiday Social

Please join us on December 8, 2019 from 4PM - 7PM at Centro Cultural on 1110 N Adair St in Cornelius for our annual holiday party. This location is wheelchair accessible, does not have any stairs, and has offstreet parking.  The parking lot is entered from 12th...

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.