StoriesHere

StoriesHere

By Wayne Parker
Every place has a story. Hear those stories from the people who know them best.
The first around-the-world flight...started where?
Eugene had an airport before Portland?  And the first around-the-world flight started here?  These stories and more from a conversation with Bob Hart, Executive Director of the Lane County History Museum.
06:12
May 6, 2019
The 10,000 Year Old Sandal
There are many wonderful surprises in this episode, a conversation with Dr. Tom Connolly, Director of Archeological Research at the University of Oregon. For example, the stories of the 10,000 year old intact sandals.  And then learning that the archeology of Oregon is of surprising depth and importance.  Oh, and yes, about those camels…. Image: Museum of Natural and Cultural History
29:04
May 3, 2019
Portland Beginnings and the Pittock Mansion
Hear about the early days of Portland, Oregon, as told through this interview with Patti Larkin, Curator of the Pittock Mansion.  Henry Pittock, owner of the Oregonian newspaper, came across on the Oregon Trail and became one of the most influential people in early Oregon.
34:23
May 3, 2019
Raptor Magic
A visit with the Executive Director of the Cascades Raptor Center, Louise Shimmel.  You may be very surprised at what raptors can do!
28:15
May 1, 2019
Surprising Stories of the Oregon Trail
Pioneer stories from an interview with Bethany Nemec of the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center.
38:40
April 24, 2019
Unique Stories of Oregon History
Many surprising stories in this episode, from a conversation with Bob Hart, Executive Director of the Lane County History Museum.  Find out more about the Museum at lchm.org.
29:42
April 11, 2019
Showdown at Opal Creek
The amazing story of Opal Creek Wilderness, told through an interview with Katie Ryan.
26:19
April 10, 2019
The Anarchist and the Whiteaker
John Zerzan describes the history of the Whiteaker neighborhood and Eugene’s role in the anarchism that has raised the alarm about runaway technology.
38:45
April 10, 2019
An Oregon Safe House
The surprising story of an Oregon Safe House, the Mims Home on High Street in Eugene.  This conversation is with Eric Richardson, President of the NAACP Eugene / Springfield chapter, who knew the Mims family growing up and speaks from his own experience about that period of time all the up until today.
24:21
March 21, 2019
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