It is time for our Spring Teas!
Founded in 1974, the Scappoose Historical Society is a private, Non-profit organization dedicated to the collection and preservation of the history of Scappoose, Oregon, and the surrounding areas.
For many years the Society has been working to restore the Watts House Pioneer Museum and bring community awareness and involvement to the Society's efforts. There have been many projects, some of which have become annual events. This includes decorating all the Museum rooms and hosting tours for the Christmas holidays season, and the Spring Tea which is catered by the Society members and don't forget the annual Summer Daze antique car show, which draws 100 cars every year. For more information on how to become involved and see when their events are, visit there website at Scappoosehistoricalsociety.org
It is time for our Spring Teas!
Come visit us at the Watts House and enjoy the decorations! We are open Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings in December from 4pm to 8pm!
The house is beautifully decorated again! Come visit tomorrow evening! Its free and we have goodies!
Come and visit the Watts House this holiday season!
Santa arrived! Look at these little cuties waiting in line to see him!
Remember to get your tickets! We have two date this year, so join us enjoy good food and good company!
Christmas Wine Tasting!
On this day in 1928, Amelia Earhart began the flight that made her the first woman to successfully fly across the Atlantic Ocean. From our archives, we revisit when archaeologists seemingly uncovered a new lead in the mystery of Earhart's disappearance.
Can anyone imagine sending your child somewhere by mail???
On this day in 1920, the U.S. Postal Service said that children could no longer be sent through the mail.
Some of these pioneers ended up here in Scappoose!
Oregon Trail traveling started today - 1843 (Mine arrived 1850)
Don't forget our Wine Tasting on Sunday from 3-6pm! Helvetia Winery will be serving!
Today's the Day!
Don't forget our Wine Tasting tomorrow between 3 and 6pm! Come enjoy the beautiful grounds then head inside and enjoy the wines from Helvetia Winery as well as sandwiches and goodies! Cost is only $15!
The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the home microwave oven.
Located on Canada’s Prince Edward Island, the house belonged to Montgomery’s cousins, and it served as the backdrop to her novel about a plucky little orphan with fiery red hair.
On this day in 1877, this young man from Farmington, Maine, patented his simple invention: earmuffs.
Update: What was first believed to be a depiction of Pharaoh Ramses II is now more likely thought to be King Psammetich I.
Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have discovered the remains of an ancient Egyptian statue they believe could depict one of history's most famous rulers.
Discover the women’s stories from the early days of NASA that had been lost to history.
Our General Monthly Meeting is this Saturday, February 25 at 10:00am at the Watts House! Hope you will come and join us!
The Founding Father spent his post-presidency years presiding over a booming alcohol business.
Before he became the 16th president of the United States, Lincoln, who had a long fascination with how things worked, invented a flotation system for lifting riverboats stuck on sandbars.
On this day 75 years ago, President Roosevelt signed an executive order which led all Japanese-Americans on the West Coast to be forced from their homes and businesses during World War II.
The mold impacts at least 5,000 of the museum's 16,000 objects, including first editions of Twain’s books, furniture, metal, glass and leather items.
Each hidden distillery needed to use runners—drivers in understated or otherwise ordinary-looking cars who could smuggle moonshine from the stills to thirsty customers across the region.
"Little House on the Prairie" author, Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on this day 150 years ago.
On this day in 1795, the French army offered 12,000 francs to anyone who could successfully solve the problem of safely storing food.
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