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Get Involved!
YOU can save and share Oregon's heritage!

Simple Ways to Get Involved
You can do these with your eyes closed!

-> Take guests to a local museum
-> Attend local historical events
-> Give history and heritage-related gifts such as museum tickets, memberships, or gift shop items
-> Frequent businesses housed in and preserving historic buildings
-> Shop and visit on Main Street!
-> Check the Oregon Historic Sites Database to find historic sites in your next vacation destination
-> Read interesting Facts and Stats about Oregon's Heritage 

Complex Ways to Get Involved
These take some time and effort, but are fulfilling and worth it!

-> Record, preserve and share your family history through photos, stories, and heirlooms
-> Become a member at your favorite museum
-> Volunteer for a heritage event and/or organization
-> List a building in the National Register of Historic Places 
-> Find out about the Oregon Cultural Trust 
-> Nominate a person or project for an Oregon Heritage Excellence Award
-> Join the Historic Cemetery Volunteer Corps
Challenging Ways to Get Involved
You're in it for the long haul, but know that hard work pays off!

-> Rehabilitate a historic building
-> List a historic district in the National Register of Historic Places 
-> Join a Main Street committee
-> Join your local historic preservation or historic landmarks board
Have a great idea for how to get involved? Send them to us at Heritage.Programs@oregon.gov