Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: October, 2014 through January 15, 2015

 

New exhibit in partnership with the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Oregon City

 

“Before the Grand Ronde Reserve: Native Presence and Assimilation at Willamette Falls”

 

 

Oregon City, Oregon, October 21, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde’s Chachalu Tribal Museum and Cultural Center is continuing its collaboration with the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive & Visitor Information Center on several Native American historical exhibits.
 
A new exhibit, “Before the Grand Ronde Reserve: Native Presence and Assimilation at Willamette Falls,” is now open through January 15, 2015. This newest collaboration joins other enhancements the Tribe has been installing at the museum in 2014, including exterior interpretive and welcome signs, and displays about Tribal culture and lifeways in the galleries.
 
Oregon City is one of the historic sites of the Clackamas Tribes where they encountered settlers arriving on the Oregon Trail in the 1840s. The Clackamas Tribes are among the Tribes and Bands from western Oregon that were sent to the Grand Ronde Reservation in the 1850s.

 

The End of the Oregon Trail museum is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at 1726 Washington St., Oregon City. Admission is $9 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, $5 for children 4 to 17 years of age, and free for children 3 and younger and for active military personnel.

 

For more information, call the center at 503-657-9336 or visit www.historicoregoncity.org, www.historicoregoncity.org/index.php/component/content/article/7-blog/51-grand-ronde-exhibit 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Gail Yazzolino

Email: info@historicoregoncity.org

Phone: 503-657-9336

 

End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive & Visitor Information Center

1726 Washington St., Oregon City, Oregon, 97045

Web: www.historicoregoncity.org

 

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Oregon, Oregon City, Event Date: October, 2014 - January 15, 2015

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde’s Chachalu Tribal Museum and Cultural Center is continuing its collaboration with the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive & Visitor Information Center on several Native American historical exhibits. A new exhibit, “Before the Grand Ronde Reserve: Native Presence and Assimilation at Willamette Falls,” is now open through January 15, 2015. This newest collaboration joins other enhancements the Tribe has been installing at the museum in 2014, including exterior interpretive and welcome signs, and displays about Tribal culture and lifeways in the galleries. Oregon City is one of the historic sites of the Clackamas Tribes where they encountered settlers arriving on the Oregon Trail in the 1840s. The Clackamas Tribes are among the Tribes and Bands from western Oregon that were sent to the Grand Ronde Reservation in the 1850s. The End of the Oregon Trail museum is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at 1726 Washington St., Oregon City. Admission is $9 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, $5 for children 4 to 17 years of age, and free for children 3 and younger and for active military personnel. For more information, call the center at 503-657-9336 or visit www.historicoregoncity.org, www.historicoregoncity.org/index.php/component/content/article/7-blog/51-grand-ronde-exhibit 

 


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