1816 Exchange St, Astoria Oregon 97103
The Clatsop County Heritage Museum can be found in a beautiful, neo-classical building which was built in 1904 and was formerly the Astoria City Hall. The museum's popular rotating and permanent exhibits bring this area's impressive history to life. Displays feature different aspects of Clatsop County's heritage--natural history, Indian artifacts, early immigrants and settlers of the area, important maritime events and art history represent some of the stories the museum has to tell.
After use as City Hall, public library, a USO club for WWII servicemen, and the first home of the Columbia River Maritime Museum, the building was an empty derelict until restored by the Clatsop County Historical Society.
Other History nearby:
(Astoria) Astoria Column
(Warrenton) Camp Rilea
(Castle Rock) Castle Rock Exhibit Hall
(Chehalis) Chehalis Downtown Historic District
(Chehalis) Claquato Church
(Astoria) Clatsop County Heritage Museum
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03/09 Coming to The Astoria area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!