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Victorian Christmas
Dreaming of a White Christmas?  There probably won't be snow, but Santa will be flying down from the North Pole to visit with the children at the John Tigard House on Saturday, December 1st from 1 to 4 pm!  He'll be chatting with the little ones and listening to their wishes for holiday gifts. Free photos will be taken with Santa!

In addition, there will be Christmas cookies to decorate and hot spiced cider will be served.  The 1880 Tigard House will be decorated for the holidays with Christmas trees in the kitchen and the parlor as well as twinkling lights on its Carpenter Gothic exterior.

Curtis Tigard Recognized As Oldest OSU Alumnus by "The Oregon Stater" Magazine Fall 2018 Issue
Curtis was special to many people and Oregon State University.  Curtis attended the Golden Jubilee reunion on June 8th in Corvallis.  Here is the article.

The Passing of Curtis Tigard

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Mr. Curtis Tigard on the morning of July 25, 2018. 
 He was the son of Charles F. Tigard and the grandson of Wilson Tigard and the last member of the Tigard family to reside in our fair city.  

Curtis was 109 years old and leaves behind family and countless friends, because when Curtis met someone, they instantly became a friend.  He was “Tigard” at its best and a true gentleman.  

A biography available here.  Rest in Peace, Curtis Tigard (1909-2018)


Tigard Weather!
Did you know that Tigard has an automated weather station? Just click here to view the current weather - temperature, precipitation, humidity, wind speed and direction! You can also view monthly and annual data since installation on 4/3/14.




John Tigard House
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The John Tigard House, located at 103rd St.and Canterbury Lane, is open for special events and by appointment.  Please call 503 747-9856.  Click here for a map.


The Tigard Historical Association
The Tigard Historical Association was established in 1978 to move and restore the 1880 John Tigard House and to preserve the cultural and historical  legacy of the Tigard, Oregon area.   Its members have conserved the John Tigard House; built an ever-expanding collection of memorabilia, artifacts and furniture décor; conducted on-going research into the history of the area and its citizens; and held many seasonal events.
 
THA Believes
  • The preservation of the John Tigard House and its unique collection are an expression of community pride.
  • We owe it to the community, the next generation and to the cultural resources themselves to be good conservators.
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