Sherman County Historical Society and Museum
Open Daily 10 until 5 May through
A twice -yearly newsletter informs and educates
members on a variety of subjects, including programs, progress, finance,
exhibits, museum operation, education, governance and the collections.
Members and donors of funding and objects for the collections are recognized
in each issue, volunteers and members are recognized for outstanding contributions
and performance and, as appropriate, notice of the annual meeting, a financial
statement and a calendar of events are published.
Sherman County: For The Record
Readers of a remarkable twice-yearly 60 page
historical anthology enjoy local history compiled and written by local
people with illustrations and photographs from the Museum collections or
the authors. Published since 1983, For The Record brings to life
the good times, the hard times, the economy and the entertainment of life
in Sherman County. A record of memorial gifts to the Society are printed
in this publication.
A Guide to the Oregon Trails
in Sherman County
A Guide to the Oregon Trails in Sherman County
( a brochure) is designed for a hands-on visit. Descriptions and a map
of the route, with diary quotes, make a tour of the accessible Trail segments
an interesting, worthwhile experience.
Oregon Trails, Rails and Roads
in Sherman County
Oregon Trails, Rails and Roads in Sherman
County is a supplement to the interpretive exhibit of the same name.
This brochure designed by Jeanney McArthur won an honorable mention award
in the publications and graphic design competition sponsored by the American
Association of Museums in 1993. It tells the story of The Tenino Indian
Trails, early explorers, Oregon Trail pioneers and the Sherman County settlers
using objects from the Museum's collections, photographs, maps, illustrations
and hands-on activities. The Exhibit Team comprised Museum volunteers who
contributed vast amounts of time, talent and expertise, professional designers
and a guest scholar.
Sherman County Resources
A list of resources in and about Sherman County
to aid in your research.