Exhibits at Deschutes Historical Museum
The Deschutes Historical Museum features exhibits that allow you to explore Deschutes County prehistory; area Native American tribal history; early exploration and fur trapping; homesteading the High Desert; logging and Forest Service history; and life throughout Deschutes County over the years.
Winter Comes: Oregon’s Nordic Ski History explores the ancient origins of nordic skiing, and how Scandinavian immigrants to Oregon in the 19th and 20th century introduced ski culture and the ideals of “Friluftsliv“to Oregon.
With artifacts gathered from Sweden, Norway, and across the state, you won’t want to miss this great story, full of colorful characters with great stories and a love of skiing.
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