Monthly Archives: January 2020

Learn More About the Historical Timeline of Hillsboro, Oregon

For those of you seeking a primer or beginner’s guide to the history of Hillsboro, Oregon we have you covered.  This is an amazing place to live and we truly believe that your experiences and lives here will be richer … Continue reading

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Understanding the Atfalati People Of Oregon

This story by guest historian to the Hillsboro Historial Society – Ginny Mapes Atfalati . . . was the approximate name that they and their ancestors gave themselves. The name the mothers and fathers called themselves, like the old ways, … Continue reading

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Historic Desk of Prominent Hillsboro Doctor F.A. Bailey Comes Home

This story is the work of Dirk Knudsen, a member of the Hillsboro Historical Society and guest author to the HHS Site – Updated:  See the Hillsboro Tribune Story Here One of the oldest pieces of furniture in Washington County … Continue reading

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1890 Map Of Historic Hillsboro Shows Exquisite Detail

In the 1890s the town of Hillsboro, Oregon was beginning to grow into a Regional power in the Pacific Northwest. Located about 15 miles West of Portland the community had begun to spread its wings so to speak. Hillsboro began … Continue reading

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New Year Brings New Opportunities For Hillsboro History Lovers!

Your Hillsboro Historical Society is busy at work looking to make a historic splash Continue reading

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