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Our mission at the East County Historical Organization is to preserve and stimulate an interest in the history of the Fairview, Rockwood and Wilkes areas of East Multnomah County, Oregon. Our goal is to ensure that future generations of these three areas do not lose touch with their past.

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Recent Announcements and Events

Adopt a bed!

Adopt a bed!

A great way to enjoy the outdoors during this time is to work in the gardens at the Heslin and/or Zimmerman House! We have an 'adopt-a-bed’ program where you would be responsible for a small section of flower beds. You...
Stay healthy and safe – wash your hands!

Stay healthy and safe – wash your hands!

A few tips from the @Oregon Historical Society's web site: "We ask you all to join us in following the CDC's recommendations of washing hands, covering coughs, and substituting elbow taps for handshakes to prevent illness and help keep our community safe.... With...
Buttery Building Excavation Project

Buttery Building Excavation Project

"The Zimmerman’s dairy business known as the Columbia Butter and Cheese Factory used a 350 sq ft buttery building or brick dairy to process milk to make cheese and butter, storage, and possibly sell their dairy products. In the photo...

Zimmerman House and Garden Tours

3rd Saturday every month noon – 4pm Our latest exhibit for spring is “Dolls and Babies” : We have dolls, doll clothes, and four doll trunks on display.  There is also a variety of baby clothes. As it is an election...