Founded in 1811 by wealthy fur baron John Jacob Astor, Astoria is the oldest United States settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. Learn more about the multifaceted history of this city and where those two centuries of activity have brought Astoria today.
The history of beer and brewing has flourished in recent years. The American and global interest in craft beer has spurred this push for new scholarship. In this panel, we aim to explore topics that preceded the craft beer craze. Our papers are designed to speak about some of the overlooked aspects of brewing in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Eliza Canty-Jones (editor of the Oregon Historical Quarterly) will lead the discussion from Portland — which the suds-adoring locals often refer to as Beervana.
This program offers a historical view of the U.S. Postal Service, explaining the democratic ideology that spurred its creation, the legislative updates that have kept it current, and the recent attacks that have been leveled on the agency.
McMenamins Old St. Francis School
700 N.W. Bond Street
Bend, Oregon 97703
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205