"Tigard Historical Quarterly" Newsletter

THA publishes the "Tigard Historical Quarterly" newsletter that provides information describing Tigard's history and the people who have played a role in developing the city.   Please click on the links below view current and previous issues.  

Do you have a lead on a story about Tigard's history or something you think we need to cover?  Just send a note to newsletter@tigardhistorical.org  We'll get back to you as soon as we can.
2019

Spring - Learn how 1) the Oregon State Legislature created April 13, 2019 Curtis Tigard Day, 2) How the the Tigard Public Library has expanded hours and services for their Local History Room, 3) Dates for Tours of Tigard's Historic Main Street June 30th and August 25, and 4) Memories of Spring in Tigard by Jane Heintz-Svela.
Winter - Learn more about how to volunteer at THA.  Valri Darling writes about moving the John Tigard House to its current location with the help of volunteers!  Ruth Croft is featured as one of the original THA members from back in 1978 and played a key role in rescuing JTH!.  Jan Heintz-Svela writes about "Growing up in Tigard - Winter Fun."
2018

Fall - This issue focuses on the loss of THA's oldest friend - Curtis Tigard.  Curtis passed away on July 25, 2018 after a short illness at an age of 109.  We will miss you Curtis.  This issue also contains an article about St. Anthony's Catholic Church by Jane Heintz-Svela.  See you at the Victorian Christmas on December 1, 2018 at the John Tigard House from 1 to 4 pm.

Spring - Read about Wilson and Polly Tigard's trip from Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Curtis Tigard's upcoming 109th birthday party at the John Tigard House on April 14, Banning's Restaurant and Pie House and Betty Schubring Moore's memories of Old Tigard.

Winter - Read and see photos from the Victorian Christmas, a guest article by Jane Heintz-Svela reminiscing about downtown Tigard, Hop Growing in the Tigard Area, by Valri Darling, Then and Now about the building that is now the Max Brew Pub by Mike McInnis.
2017
Fall - Read about the Ice Cream Festival, Apple Harvest Festival, Tigard family relatives visiting from Missouri and Utah, the Emanuel German Evangelical Church, and the Sunset Pioneer Cemetery right off of Highway 99.
Summer Read about Mary Woodard students visiting the John Tigard House, early Tigard businesses and what THA accomplished this past year!
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