Welcome to the award-winning Oregon Encyclopedia
Western History Association, Gene Autry Public History Award, 2012.
American Association of State and Local History, Leadership in History Award, 2011.
National Council of Teachers of English, Multicultural Program Award, 2009.
The OE History Nights
A collaboration of The Oregon Encyclopedia, McMenamins Pubs, the Des Chutes Historical Museum, and the Northwest Examiner. All events are free and open to minors (with adult).
Edgefield (Troutdale): Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 6:30 p.m. "Revealing Our Past: A History of Nineteenth-Century Vancouver Barracks Through 25 Objects." Presented by Greg Shine and graduate students from Portland State University's Department of History.
Old St. Francis School (Bend); Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 7:00 p.m. "The Chemawa Indian School of Salem, Oregon. Assimilation to Affirmation: 1880s to 2010s." Presented by Rebecca Dobkins.
Mission Theater (Portland): Monday, July 1, 2013, 7 pm. "The Roots of Beervana and Hoptopia: Oregon’s Thriving Brew and Hop Culture of the 1840s to Early 1900s." Presented by McMenamins historian Tim Hills, along with Peter Kopp, Asst. Professor, New Mexico State University, and author of forthcoming book, Hoptopia: Agriculture, Beer, and Place in Oregon's Willamette Valley. Plus the official Oregon Brewers Guild kick-off toast for Oregon Craft Beer Month, an appearance by Governor Barbara Roberts and a screening of OPB’s Beervana