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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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Amazon Prime Day!

Amazon Prime Day!

Prime Day is back starting October 13 and will run through October 14. This is a great opportunity for ECHO to increase AmazonSmile donations during this epic two days of deals and promotions! You can make a difference while you shop...
October 13th is the Voter Registration Deadline

October 13th is the Voter Registration Deadline

Election day is Nov. 3 Oregon offers online voter registration! You can register by mail to vote in Oregon by printing a voter registration form, filling it out, and mailing it to your local election office. You can also register...
Curation Update from the Zimmerman House

Curation Update from the Zimmerman House

-By Twila Mysinger and originally published in the Summer 2020 "Reflections" newsletter.   We launched a project last year to get all the glass bowls, pitchers, and dishes that were on display into PastPerfect so we could remove the masking...
Back to school back in the day

Back to school back in the day

Here is a class photo of approximately 80 students at the Wilkes school from 1927. A lot has changed in the last 93 years (and it seems almost more has changed in the last 6 months) but one thing hasn't changed,...