Historical Interest

Zimmerman House Park

This is an historic 1874 farmhouse and museum on the National Register of Historic Places.

Reservations can be made for private group tours. The museum is open the third Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 3:00.

Learn more about this historic house and collection from the Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society.

17111 NE Sandy Boulevard Gresham, OR 97030

Willamette Stone State Heritage Site

The Willamette Stone is the Initial Point or Point of Beginning of the Willamette Meridian. All land surveys and property descriptions in Oregon and Washington are referenced to this point. Established in 1851 under the direction of John B. Preston, the first Surveyor General of the Oregon Territory, the surveys completed from this location promoted settlement of the Northwest and began the transfer of land from government ownership to private ownership. After a short walk down a hill in the park, you can see, touch and read about this important marker.


Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum

The Jane Weber Evergreen Arboretum is the site of the historic Stanger House - the oldest privately-built structure (remaining in its original location) in Clark County.

Once restored, the arboretum and the historic home will become a tourist attraction on the 12-mile Waterfront Renaissance Trail along the banks of the Columbia River - connecting the trail from Vancouver to Camas. 

9215 SE Evergreen Highway Vancouver, WA 98664

Vietnam Veterans of Oregon Memorial

Inspired by the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, in 1982, a group Oregon Vietnam veterans conceived of the idea of a veterans memorial in Oregon. Through the efforts of many volunteers on behalf of the Vietnam Veterans of Oregon Memorial Fund, the memorial was dedicated in 1987.

The curved black granite wall lists the names of all Oregon residents who died in Vietnam or who are missing in action. The wall also chronicles three years of the conflict and concurrent local events, providing a poignant contrast.

4000 SW Canyon Rd. Portland, OR 97221


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