History

The 30-ft-by-30-ft sign is turned on for the holiday season each year.
Founder Seth Tibbott wanted vegans and vegetarians to feel welcome at the dinner table.
It causes quite the double take when you’re driving in the fall and winter
The Portland tradition is hosted each year by the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation
The annual display has been occurring since early November, but will peak the night of Thursday, Nov. 17 through the morning of Saturday, Nov. 19
The cache, sometimes called “Sims’ Gold,” has intrigued treasure hunters for decades.
Say buongiorno to beautiful architecture, rich cuisine, and fascinating history in the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region
Venture into the infamous catacombs beneath Portland and celebrate making it out alive with a flight of beer from Old Town Pizza & Brewing
So you’re saying there’s a chance?
Tom Stefopoulos’ calligraphic designs were nearly lost to city development
Get to know local organizations keeping their heritage alive
How well do you know Portland, Oregon? We’re bringing you some fun facts about the city and its history. If you’re a trivia master (or local enthusiast), give this a try.
Pull back the curtain on the history behind the headstones this Halloween weekend
The iconic sculpture is the second-largest copper repoussé statue in the United States after the Statue of Liberty
The area that would become Naito Parkway and Tom McCall Waterfront Park looked much different nearly eight decades ago
See the German influence on the city, from green parks to group workouts
The annual gathering honors what’s considered the oldest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and the mother-of-all-apples for Washington’s iconic industry
Learn about the iconic restaurant chain’s origins in Portland, OR.
Iron and brass rings scattered across the city are nostalgic reminders of its horse-powered past
Portland, Oregon has 170+ years of history. In this guide, we’re diving into the city’s oldest streets and how they got their names.
Over 300 manuscripts submitted by everyday writers are stored inside the Clark County Historical Museum
Where are you heading first?
Who’s bringing the popcorn?
Biz
Get your fingers on typewriters and related ephemera at 2409 SE 49th Ave.
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