CPCHS News

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Help CPCHS while celebrating Earth Week! Drop your bottles and cans at Bottle Drop Return Centers during the week of April 22 through April 30th and then donate your funds from the Bottledrop Website to CPCHS and we will earn an additional 20%! All proceeds from Bottle Drop goes directly...

Trinkets to Treasures

The Trinkets to Treasures sale has been extended through Sunday, May 16th, 10:00am to 3:00pm. Everything is half off Sunday May 16th! The Crown Point Country Historical Society (CPCHS) yard sale is called, TRINKETS TO TREASURES,  and is a fundraiser. We are proud to announce that this event will be held...

Welcome to CPCHS Museum!

The Crown Point Country Historical Society was established in the early 1970’s. The museum, now nearing completion of the major phases of construction, is truly a community effort, as well as a gift to the wider community of visitors who appreciate history. The mission of the Crown Point Country Historical...

Museum Site Progress Update

CPCHS President Chuck Rollins introduces CPCHS Board member Dick Wand on the museum site. An experienced builder and longtime resident and supporter of the society, Dick is a member of one of the early Pioneer families to this area. Dick takes us on a walk by the museum building...

CPCHS 50th Anniversary Celebration

With social distancing, our very special 50th anniversary party had to be commemorated online. Donations received helped complete our roof! The festivities began August 20th which was the actual anniversary of the Crown Point Country Historical Society. Starting on that date, images, videos, and updates on the progress of the museum...

Wasco Elder Ken Katchia Smith

Wasco Elder Ken Katchia Smith (Tuck’ush Winch Katchia) brings some of the history of the Wasco peoples of the Great River (Nch-I-Wana) into this video. He describes the Wasco Longhouse and the ways of his people in the thousands of years before contact. CPCHS will have a replica of...

Chuck Rollins – Logging Talk

Historian and CPCHS President Chuck Rollins explains two areas of our region’s past – the logging and lumbering industry, and the commercial fishing of all types along the Columbia River. Chuck has published one book about logging and his own experience as a logger, and is completing a second...