Contact Us

Vacation Idea: Oregon History Museum to Feature Never-Before-Seen Presidential Memorabilia

Oregon History Museum exhibit
(Oregon History Museum)

The Oregon Historical Society has scored a coup with its new collection.

May 15 through October 15 the Oregon History Museum will feature a collection of presidential artifacts that have NEVER been put on public display before! This rare collection includes:

  • George Washington’s report on the Destruction of The Somerset (Revolutionary War!)
  • Receipt of payment to Meriwether Lewis, signed by Thomas Jefferson
  • 1865 Wanted Sign: Abraham Lincoln Assassins
  • Theodore Roosevelt’s paper speech, with bullet hole
  • Harry S. Truman’s top hat from his 2nd inauguration
  • General Dwight Eisenhower’s custom field jacket
  • Log of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor
  • John F. Kennedy’s rocking chair and Oval Office table
  • Jack Ruby’s wallet & contents (Ruby was the man who shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald, JFK’s assassin).

The museum is located in Portland. For more information and details, including hours of operation and displays, click on the button below.

Oregon History Museum

 

Mariwether Lewis receipt signed by President Jefferson
(Oregon History Museum)

More from Newstalk 870

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Newstalk 870 KFLD: The Mid Columbia's Newstalk Leader quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Newstalk 870 KFLD: The Mid Columbia's Newstalk Leader quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!