Tag Archives: Oregon Historical Society

  1. King of Sports Fans

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    May 2, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    Long Live The King (posted on oregonsportsnews.com) He was a square chunk of man, Mr. Edward Merchant. With arms like …
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  2. Willamette River: Water In Waiting

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    February 4, 2012 by David Gillaspie

    New York City is a river town. Chicago has their name river like LA has the Los Angeles river. What’s …
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  3. Shares Of Oregon History

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    July 22, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Published on oregonlive.com THEY SPENT THE MONEY, YOU SPEND THE TIME  If someone invested $2.5 million in what you do, …
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  4. History For 2.5 Million, Alex

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    July 18, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    INSPIRED BY THE STATE OF OREGON Inside the Jeopardy studios, Alex Trebec welcomes one contestant. Alex: Welcome to Jeopardy. Let’s get …
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  5. Find A Wall, Tear It Down

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    June 5, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    IT’S AN AMERICAN TRADITION The names might be unfamiliar, but you live with their causes every day. Susan B. Anthony …
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  6. eOregon Outlet

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    May 13, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    An eHistory eSource (my new blog to check out) THE WIND UP How often do you go online knowing what you …
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  7. OHAT: Oregon History Admissions Test

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    April 12, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Pass / No Pass

  8. The Astor Kick

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    March 17, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    Or Why Astoria Matters So Much Through a lens of cinema style digressions, the story of John Jacob Astor played across a …
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  9. Are We There Yet

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    March 14, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    When Is The End Really The End President Kennedy asked for a man on the moon. When American Presidents demand bold action, they …
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  10. The New Broom

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    March 8, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    A New Dust Pan, Too? “I believe I could have made our own case.” These words came from Kerry Tymchuk, Executive …
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  11. Mrs. Vaughan

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    February 17, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    “She knew how to do everything,” Tom Vaughan said.  “She could play the guitar, piano and sing; she was an …
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  12. Early Oregon Leisure

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    January 14, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    A Time To Relax? Pioneers games on the Oregon Trail: What kept kids interest in days before X-box?  Walking 2000 …
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  13. New Era Oregon, part two

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    January 13, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    OREGON HISTORY DRIVER     One word:  Money.  Let’s say it drives all history. Oregon history is no different there, but …
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  14. New Era Oregon

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    January 7, 2011 by David Gillaspie

    PART ONE WHAT DRIVES OREGON HISTORY It is the history living within you, not what surrounds you, that takes hold …
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  15. New Era, New Hat

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    December 28, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Inspired by http://www.ohs.org/about-ohs/news-press.cfm Heavy hitter Oregon Histoical Society Executive Director Dr. George Vogt, 67, is retiring from the professional historical …
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  16. A Consistent System

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    September 7, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (Visit http://ohs.org/education/oregonhistory/ for more information) History grows bothersome with lists of presidents, and kings, and wars; dates, documents, and decisions.      Bad …
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  17. Oregon Or Bust

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    September 2, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    (inspired by http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/steve_duin/index.ssf/2010/09/history_argues_for_one_multnom.html) Thank Steve Duin for putting the Oregon Historical Society on the Metro front page.  How often does …
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  18. Wrestling With History

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    August 14, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Based on http://www.portlandtribune.com/news/story.php?story_id=128163962120281500 Steve Law’s article on the Oregon Historical Society’s financial problems generated an exchange that benefits the museum …
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  19. Right Way, Wrong Way, Wrestle Way

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    June 9, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Loyal readers know I apply a gentle lash to topics ranging from the decline of wrestling, the decline of funding …
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  20. Vibrant History Distortion

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    April 8, 2010 by David Gillaspie

    Trust sits at the heart of the Oregon Historical Society.  The museum holds objects in trust for you.  The library …
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