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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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Then and Now

Then and Now

Welcome to the 1893 Heslin House Museum that has had an interesting life over its 128 years. From its initial building as a Boarding house, to a family home, these walls have seen many changes. Listed on the National Register, City...
Indian John

Indian John

by Tina Olin Indian John is a mystery man since the folks that had connections with him did not document much. From what I found, Indian John was married six times. Indian John had a daughter that he could not...
Museum Smithsonian Day

Museum Smithsonian Day

Museum Smithsonian Day The Heslin House Museum and Jail will open on September 18, 2021 Hours: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm * Zimmerman House Museum will remain closed till all the stripping and painting is done. We plan to reopen...