Beaverton City Park Fountain

January 28, 2010 in Beaverton Oregon

The City Park fountain opens the day of the Farmer’s Market. It shuts down for the season with Farmer’s Market, or when the weather starts getting cooler. Hours: daily, 8 a.m. to dark.

Beaverton Memorial Park

January 28, 2010 in Beaverton Oregon

The Memorial Park is located in a two block area between 7th and 9th Street, Washington Avenue and Watson Avenue.

Beaverton Oregon Parks

January 28, 2010 in Beaverton Oregon

Residents and visitors to the Beaverton area have a lot of opportunities for fun and leisure. The area provides natural, historic and scenic views. Some of the popular recreation activities include: waterskiing, camping, hiking and fishing. Beaverton also provides swimming pools, tennis courts, softball fields, and several golf courses. The Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District encompassing Beaverton serves approximately
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The Airport and Motion Picture Studios of Beaverton, Oregon

January 24, 2010 in Uncategorized

The glamorous and exciting world of motion pictures changed the face of Beaverton in 1920, when Premium Picture Productions built a movie studio near Erickson Street. Local residents frequently worked as extras or had small walk-on parts. The film company made about 15 motion pictures before it went bankrupt late in 1925. When Premium Picture Productions closed down in 1925,
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Women’s Suffrage in Beaverton, Oregon

January 24, 2010 in Beaverton History

In 1912, the ladies of the Beaverton Grange cooked up a plan to help pass the Oregon vote for Woman’s Suffrage. All the men were summoned to the Grange Hall to vote on the issue, some traveling a long distance by horse and buggy. The ladies had a sumptuous potluck dinner waiting, and while the men enjoyed the meal, the
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