Elizabeth Provost is a historian in Portland, Oregon, working for Historical Research Associates, Inc. Her work focuses on architectural history and interpretative projects, specializing in creative mitigation. She earned her master's in history from Portland State University, emphasizing in public history studies. Provost serves on the Oregon Heritage Commission.
Forest Park is a unique and impressive recreational and scenic area established in Portland as a city park in 1948. The park covers 5,170 forested acres within the city limits, is roughly one mile wide and eight miles long, and provides a majestic green backdrop for the city’s west side. …