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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

MLK Day of Service 2020

MLK Day of Service 2020

ECHO volunteers and folks from Archaeological Investigations Northwest worked on the MLK Day of Service to sort through a building that collapsed. A 'brick brigade' was formed to move the bricks.  You may have missed this project, but we have...
“Vases and Valentines” Spring Exhibit

“Vases and Valentines” Spring Exhibit

Our latest exhibit at the Zimmerman house for spring is “Vases and Valentines!” This exhibit will be available for January and February of 2020 only, so don't miss out! Tours at both the Zimmerman and Heslin House are the 3rd...
Volunteer Appreciation Dinnner

Volunteer Appreciation Dinnner

On November 21st we hosted our annual volunteer appreciation dinner. We honored three volunteers that went the extra mile! Thank you so much to Jana Brey, David Hicks, and Lael Larger.  If you have time to volunteer to help us...
Photography at ECHO

Photography at ECHO

ECHO has released new photography guidelines so our visitors will know that they are welcome to take (and post) photos! Our gardens and historic homes make great backdrops for photos. To avoid conflicts with other photographers and/or ECHO events, we...