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Upcoming Museum Events

Apr 2020
28 April 2020

History Pub: Maxville’s Timber Culture

Join Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center Executive Director Gwendolyn Trice for the story of the segregated logging community of Maxville in Wallowa County. The talk accompanies the opening of the exhibit, Timber Culture, at the museum.      

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May 2020
07 May 2020

From Maxville to Vanport

From Maxville to Vanport May 7, 2020 7 pm The Tower Theatre The Deschutes County Historical Society is proud to partner with The Tower Theatre and the Oregon Cultural Trust to bring the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble to Bend for a one-night-only performance of their original production, From Maxville to Vanport. The piece combines video […]

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23 May 2020

Archaeology Roadshow Central Oregon

We’re excited to announce that Archaeology Roadshow is coming back to Central Oregon in 2020, with a Roadshow planned for Bend on May 23rd, at the Deschutes Historical Museum. We're working with archaeologists, heritage specialists and school groups in Central Oregon to support their creation of activities that promote heritage in their region of our fair state. We'll also be hosting a panel […]

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26 May 2020

History Pub: The Life and Violent Death of Chief Paulina

This presentation will be an investigation into the life and times of Chief Paulina, a Northern Paiute war leader who violently resisted Euro-American settlement in the Great Basin and for several years orchestrated a successful guerrilla war campaign in the deserts and mountains of eastern Oregon. After attacking Burnt Ranch on the John Day River, […]

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