The Oregon Heritage All-Star program is a way to recognize communities that make the most of their historic resources. By safeguarding important elements of the past, communities advance both “quality of life” and economic objectives while enhancing their unique community character.
To be considered for Oregon Heritage All-Star designation, a community must meet at least 15 of 23 criteria outlined in the application.
Timeline: Oregon Heritage staff will review the applications, make any necessary inquiries, and provide a recommendation to the Oregon Heritage Commission. Complete application will be reviewed and a determination made by the Commission at its next regularly scheduled meeting. Commission meets quarterly.
- If your community meets 15 of 23 criteria, complete an All-Star Application.
- If you community is striving to be an Oregon Heritage All-Star Community and meets at least 10 criteria, you may complete an All-Star Interest Form and receive additional technical support from Oregon Heritage in achieving the designation.
- Oregon Heritage Staff will reach with questions and set up a meeting
Designation: Designated communities will receive a certificate, signage, a logo, recognition on the Travel Oregon website, and technical support to maintain the designation.
Designated All-Star Communities: Albany, Astoria, Bend, Cottage Grove, Oregon City, Roseburg, Salem