Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-4
Come celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the dedication of the Carnegie Library!
Learn about life in Gresham in 1913.
Interested in researching your Gresham family or home? Please make an appointment to visit our Research Room!#
The Gresham History Museum is always looking for more volunteers. We have a variety of tasks from greeting visitors to data entry that we need help with. Please contact the museum if you are interested in helping out!#
Become a Member! Help support our mission by becoming a member today!#
The Center for the Arts Foundation presents Third Thursday Studios, a lecture series held at the Gresham History Museum on the third Thursday of January, February, March, and April of 2014.#
Join us for photos with Santa, Christmas Crafts, Cookies and Cider, & some Christmas cheer during our 'Christmas at the Museum' event. Nov. 30th, Dec. 7th, and Dec. 14th#
Make an appointment to come share your stories of growing up, living, working, and play here in Gresham. Each sharing session is filmed, and all participants will receive a DVD copy. Please come share your stories with us!#
The Gresham Historical Society was founded in 1976 by a group of volunteers dedicated to preserving the history of Gresham and the surrounding areas. We are a nonprofit organization, funded by donations and with one part-time, paid staff member and many volunteers. Currently, our membership is 300 strong, comprised of individuals and businesses. Our newsletter comes out quarterly; click on the envelope icon at the top of the page for more information. Don't forget to like us on Facebook!
To provide and maintain the historic Carnegie Library Building for research, collection, preservation, protection and public display of artifacts, pictures and documents relevant to the history of the area. To provide educational programs that foster an understanding of Gresham area pioneers, families and events.
Preparing for the future by preserving the past.
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 10AM-4PM
Saturdays - 10AM-2PM
Visitors, Volunteers, and Members welcome!
Admission is free.
Now that it is November, we have switched to our winter hours. The museum will now be open on Saturdays from 10-2.
-> Unfortunately, due to a change in our program schedule, the Story Corner event has been cancelled for the remainder of the year. We apologize for any inconvenience.
-> Santa is coming to the Gresham History Museum! Join us November 30th, December 7th, and December 14th for our Christmas at the Museum events. Santa will be available for photographs on these dates, we will have some Christmas crafts, Christmas goodies, and Christmas cheer for our visitors to partake in. Join us!
-> Be sure to check out the Center for the Arts Foundations upcoming Third Thursday lectures, held at the Gresham History Museum. Check out their website at http://www.gcfta.org/ for more information, or check out our Events page.
See our Events page for more information about upcoming events!
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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Carnegie Library in Gresham. From 1913-1989 the Carnegie Library served as Gresham's public library. Now...