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Salvation Army’s 125 years in Portland honored by Oregon Historical Society!

Submitted by on September 15, 2011 – No Comment

The first panel in the Oregon Historical Society display

Starting today, the Oregon Historical Society and History Museum will feature a Salvation Army exhibit which honors our 125 years in Portland.

Here’s a description of the exhibit from their website:

The Red Shield in the Rose City: 125 Years of the Salvation Army in Portland

September 15, 2011 – December 31, 2011

This fall, the Oregon History Museum celebrates 125 years of the Salvation Army in Portland. This exhibit will explore the birth of the organization in Great Britain, how the Army was established in Portland and explain the many symbols and characters that have defined the Army in the Rose City. Original uniforms, instruments and historic images will help tell the story of one of the longest-running charitable organizations in Oregon.

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 12 noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free for members of the museum and residents of Multnomah County, Oregon. Otherwise, adult tickets are $11, students and seniors are $9, and youth (6 – 18) are $5.

:: Please click here for directions to the museum.

:: Please click here for a link to our Flickr page for photos of the exhibit.

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