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Downtown Oregon City: the First Capital of Oregon

September 15, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Come and explore the downtown of Oregon’s first incorporated city. On this walk you’ll see buildings and landmarks along Main Street, including the historic Arch Bridge connecting Oregon City to West Linn. You’ll also learn about the history of the city that was platted by Dr. John McLoughlin and was once the capital of the Oregon Territory and the end of the Oregon Trail.

Space is limited. Pre-Registration is Required.

$20.00 General Public
$12.00 AHC Members


About The Architectural Heritage Center
The Architectural Heritage Center’s mission is to “inspire people to conserve the art, craft, and context of historic buildings and places to promote our cultural heritage as a vital element of livable, sustainable, communities.” We seek to preserve the historic character and livability of our built environment, and to promote sustainability through the re-use of period homes and buildings.

Owned and operated by the non-profit Bosco-Milligan Foundation, we empower people in the Portland region to preserve both landmark buildings and the regular “vernacular” vintage homes and storefronts that collectively define our neighborhoods, traditional downtowns,culture, history, and quality of life.


Cover image courtesy Architectural Heritage Center.


Architectural Heritage Center


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Portland, OR United States + Google Map