Jul 1, 2013
Clackamas County and Southwest Portland events
Barbecue and Concert: Features music by the A.H. Factor and food. Sponsored by the Friends of Historic Champoeg.
Butteville Store celebrating sesquicentennial
Butteville Store is celebrating its sesquicentennial this summer. The historic store near Champoeg in northern Marion County will commemorate 150 years over the weekend of July 19-21.
Medford Mail Tribune
Bike trail at Champoeg State Heritage Area ends with a treat
As Claire Wallace finished the last of her ice cream, the 7-year-old took a moment to explain her method of communicating with birds on bicycle rides through Champoeg State Heritage Area.
French Prairie towns that time forgot
This is a photograph of Butteville's Main Street in August 1914. The historic town near what is now Champoeg State Park has the oldest operating store in Oregon, the Butteville Store.
Biking through Champoeg
Champoeg State Heritage Area is known primarily for its history. The site where Oregon's first provisional government was formed in 1843 features historic buildings, museums and each summer stages re-enactments with park staff dressed in 19th-century costume.