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Jun
1
4:00 PM16:00

Vanport Resident Private Reunion

For the fourth year, the Vanport Mosaic invites Vanport former residents to share a meal and their memories at a private reunion. During the event, we will conduct a Story Harvest, recording oral histories and digitizing photos, as part of our on-going preservation efforts.

THIS IS A PRIVATE EVENT
For more info, contact Velynn Brown velynnbrown@gmail.com 971-570-3589

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May
24
10:00 AM10:00

Vanport Rose Plaque Dedication

Peninsula Park Rose Garden — 700 North Rosa parks Way

To honor victims and survivors of the 1948 Vanport flood, Friends of Peninsula Park Rose Garden will install a permanent memorial plaque at the historic Bandstand. The plaque will mark the location of the 2018 Rose Planting Ceremony that was spearheaded by Vanport Mosaic.

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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May
22
10:15 AM10:15

City Proclamation for a Vanport Day of Remembrance

City Hall — 1221 SW 4th Ave

Please join us at Portland City Council and make history with us! 71 years after a flood wiped out Oregon's second largest city on May 30, 1942, Mayor Wheeler will proclaim May 30th the Vanport Day of Remembrance. Let's pack City Hall to show that this history matters.

THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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