THA will be at the Tigard Street Fair on September 10, 2022 in Downtown Tigard from 11 am to 5 pm. Please stop by.

The Victorian Christmas, with Free Santa Photos, is tentatively scheduled for December 3, 2022 at the JTH from 1 to 4 pm.

Current Covid conditions will guide how we proceed. Stay tuned and stay safe!

Please visit THA on Facebook! Our Summer 2022 Newsletter is here!

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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Donate to THA!

We appreciate any donation you can make! Please send a check to the following address. We will send you a tax deductible receipt.

Tigard Historical Association

PO Box 230402

Tigard, OR 97281

Spring at the John Tigard House!

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.

Tigard Historical Association Board member "Margaret Doherty has been named as the 2022 recipient of the Tigard’s First Citizen award. This award recognizes someone who has made in-depth, long-term volunteer contributions to the Tigard community over the years."

"The winner is active, involved, interested and enthusiastic about making Tigard a nice place to live and work. This individual excels in any area of unpaid endeavor of education, social services, youth work, and community improvement of public services. This award is given in the spirit of all volunteers who remain unknown. The recipient joins the ranks of those previously honored in continually striving to improve the Tigard Area." - From the Tigard Chamber of Commerce press release.

Curtis Tigard

Curtis was born on April 13,1909 and would have celebrated his 112th birthday on April 13, 2021! Curtis passed from the Earth on July 25th, 2018. He served in WWII and was one of "The Greatest Generation" even though he was shy about the title. He was a man of great character and served all the citizens of Tigard. Photo taken in 2017 (THA).