Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-4
Come check out the new exhibits for 2014: A Kaleidoscope of Cultures: The Peoples of Gresham Founding Gresham The Historic Columbia River Highway: The King of Roads Chinook Country: The First Residents of the Gresham Area#
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!#
Join us for a walk through Gresham's Pioneer Cemeteries and learn a little about the history of some of the early residents of Gresham. Please RSVP by calling 503.661.0347.#
Make an appointment to come share your stories of growing up, living, working, and play here in Gresham. Each sharing session is filmed, and will become a part of the Gresham Historical Society archives. Please come share your stories with us!#
Third Thursday Studios is back! Be sure to check out their upcoming lectures, posted on our events page.#
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. You can also find us on Facebook (Gresham Historical Society & Gresham History Museum)
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!
The museum will be closed on Saturday August 16th. It will reopen on Tuesday August 19th at 10:00 am. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Admission is free.
-> Did you miss the Historic Cemetery Tour? Have no fear, we have more tour dates coming up! The Historic Cemetery tour will be hosted on Sunday October 26th from 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Tour group meets at Spring Water Corridor entrance to Main City Park. No charge for tour, donations appreciated. Please RSVP by Friday October 24th. No RSVPs will result in a cancellation of the tour.
-> Be sure to check out the Center for the Arts Foundations 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. Lectures will be returning to the Gresham History Museum in September, 2014.
See our Events page for more information about upcoming events!
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Celebrating the diversity of our community. This exhibit highlights six different cultures that help make up the Gresham community: Japanese, Hispanic, Black,...