HIDDEN HISTORY: Climbing Mt. Hood with Dr. Steve Boyer

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

An emergency medicine specialist with a master’s degree in glacial geology, Dr. Boyer will join us to share stories of the dangers and delights he has witnessed while climbing Mt. Hood every month for four years in a row.

TIMEWINDER TALES

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

Introducing...Timewinder Tales! Much like Cemetery Tales before, viewers will experience the past through a live theatrical performance, but here at the museum instead of the cemetery. Local actors will again portray historic characters from Hood River's colorful history, sharing the fascinating details of their lives in first-person. For Timewinder Tales 2023, the characters and stories […]

TIMEWINDER TALES

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

Introducing...Timewinder Tales! Much like Cemetery Tales before, viewers will experience the past through a live theatrical performance, but here at the museum instead of the cemetery. Local actors will again portray historic characters from Hood River's colorful history, sharing the fascinating details of their lives in first-person. For Timewinder Tales 2023, the characters and stories […]

TIMEWINDER TALES

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

Introducing...Timewinder Tales! Much like Cemetery Tales before, viewers will experience the past through a live theatrical performance, but here at the museum instead of the cemetery. Local actors will again portray historic characters from Hood River's colorful history, sharing the fascinating details of their lives in first-person. For Timewinder Tales 2023, the characters and stories […]

TIMEWINDER TALES

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

Introducing...Timewinder Tales! Much like Cemetery Tales before, viewers will experience the past through a live theatrical performance, but here at the museum instead of the cemetery. Local actors will again portray historic characters from Hood River's colorful history, sharing the fascinating details of their lives in first-person. For Timewinder Tales 2023, the characters and stories […]

TIMEWINDER TALES

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

Introducing...Timewinder Tales! Much like Cemetery Tales before, viewers will experience the past through a live theatrical performance, but here at the museum instead of the cemetery. Local actors will again portray historic characters from Hood River's colorful history, sharing the fascinating details of their lives in first-person. For Timewinder Tales 2023, the characters and stories […]

Hidden History and Exhibition Reception: One Of A Kind: Historic Quilts from The History Museum of Hood River County

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

Join us for the opening of our final exhibition of the 2023 season! Come experience the stories told by Hood River County's heritage quilts and learn about the care of antique quilts with a Hidden History lecture hosted by our Executive Director, Anna Goodwin. Free event, donations appreciated

Historic! The History Museum’s Annual Gala

Join The History Museum for a celebration of our historic community and museum! Dinner by Hare and Harvest and music by Whiskey Flats Brass Band. Live and silent auction featuring fantastic items and experiences for all from the best spots in the Gorge. Mark your calendars: Saturday, November 11th, 2023. Doors open at 5:30pm. Tickets $75 […]

HIDDEN HISTORY: CASCADE LOCKS AND CANAL with Janice Crane

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

A stretch of tumbling whitewater five miles long, the Cascades of the Columbia River were the greatest barrier to inland river trade and travel in the Pacific Northwest. One solution, the Cascade Locks and Canal, took nearly 18 years, hundreds of laborers, and the removal of over 800,000 cubic yards of rock and debris. Completed […]

Holiday Open House

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

Cookies, hot cocoa, toe-tapping tunes, kids crafts, store discounts, free admission and more! Get in the holiday spirit and come help us close out 2023 with the last History Museum event of the year.

Hidden History and Fruit Label Swap

The History Museum of Hood River County 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR, United States

From mid-1890 until the late 1960’s fruit from the Columbia Gorge was shipped in wood boxes with colorful paper labels pasted to the ends. The labels were attractive images to entice buyers in fruit auction houses and customers at local grocery stores. Fruit labels varied in themes – some had pastoral scenes of the orchards […]

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