McMenamins History Pub: Working Women: Caroline Gleason & Oregon’s First Minimum Wage Law

This Tuesday, January 31, the latest edition of McMenamins’ free Old St. Francis History Pub is about Oregon’s first minimum wage law and the woman who helped to create it. It’s titled “Working Women: Caroline Gleason/Sister Miriam Theresa and Oregon’s First Minimum Wage Law” and is presented in conjunction with the Deschutes Historical Museum and… Read More McMenamins History Pub: Working Women: Caroline Gleason & Oregon’s First Minimum Wage Law

Haunt Walks and Talks Returns to Deschutes Historical Museum October 28 & 29

The Deschutes Historical Museum‘s annual Halloween “Historical Haunts” heritage walk returns at the end of the month, and if you have an interest in Bend’s history and/or ghost stories, you should definitely check it out! Here’s the press release: The Deschutes Historical Museum invites visitors to take a walk on the haunted side with the… Read More Haunt Walks and Talks Returns to Deschutes Historical Museum October 28 & 29

Bend’s Haunted Places

It’s been forever since I last wrote about the haunted places of Bend, and because it’s Halloween (and inspired by last weekend’s Haunted Heritage Walk by the Historical Museum) it’s high time to tell some ghost stories again! Deschutes Historical Museum: This is located in the Reid School building, which was built in 1914 and… Read More Bend’s Haunted Places