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Powering Oregon:
125 Years of PGE
Closing May 10th!
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In 1889, PGE produced the first long distance transmission of electricity in the country. Learn about PGE’s involvement in Oregon’s iconic 20th century events like the Lewis & Clark Exposition and the Portland Rose Festival. From hydropower to wind power and from streetcars to electric cars, discover PGE’s role in powering the state.
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Tom McCall Day
New bill declares March 22 as Tom McCall Day in Oregon
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On Wednesday, April 29, Gov. Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 333 which “designates March 22 of each year as Tom McCall Day to commemorate Governor McCall and encourage school districts to educate children about Governor McCall’s legacy.” To assist educators, the Oregon Historical Society has created a service-learning curriculum focused on our 30th governor. Click to explore lesson plans, study units, and multimedia resources.

Place: Framing the Oregon Landscape
Place: Framing the
Oregon Landscape
Closing May 10!
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The dramatic beauty of this region’s landscapes has inspired generations of artists. Explore Oregon through artifacts from the Oregon Historical Society and through the lens of ten contemporary landscape photographers, as they carry forward the innately human aspiration to depict the relationship between their own existence and nature’s elegance.