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Industrial Heritage at Willamette Falls

Join us on Thursday, May 17 for a Free Heritage Talk! George Kramer, of Restore Oregon, shares his expertise on the Industrial Heritage at Willamette Falls. It will be held at Tumwater Vineyard - doors open at 5:30 pm and talk begins at 6:00 pm. Food & libations will be available for a donation

Siobhan Taylor interviewed Dede Montgomery about her new book, My Music Man

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Check out the article from the January, 5, 2017 West Linn Tidings: A "uniquely Oregon" heritage

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"Where the Future Began," a video by Portland General Electric, reveals the dramatic story of cultures, risk-takers, and entrepreneurs tapping into "one of the great geologic secrets of North America." Willamette Falls, among the largest waterfalls in the nation, was the last stop on the Oregon Trail, the birthplace of a state, and a place where dreamers unlocked the potential of electricity, and changed the world forever.

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