Mission: Preserving and sharing stories of human enterprise and the power of the water at the great falls of the Willamette River.

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The Foundation

The Willamette Falls Heritage Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization established to raise funds for historic preservation, education, and other heritage-related programs and advocacy in an area reaching from the mouth of the Clackamas River to the mouth of the Tualatin River.  We have been celebrating industrial history in the falls area since 2002. 

We may be reached at PO Box 635, West Linn, OR, 97068.

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The foundation is also focused on raising public awareness of West Linn oral history and the under-interpreted historic transportation and industrial resources near Willamette Falls. Board members remain committed to increasing public involvement in preservation and building visionary, constructive partnerships with all Oregon heritage partners, for the good of the preservation community and the enrichment of Oregonians' quality of life.

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Donations to the foundation are tax-deductible. The foundation has no members and is not a grant-making organization.

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Major Funders, who supported part-time staffing in 2006 and our ongoing educational projects like Lock Fest and oral history of West Linn mill work (see our other sponsors under "Partners and Sponsors"):

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Spirit Mountain Community Fund, Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde    

Clackamas County Cultural Coalition - - The Kinsman Foundation - - Portland General Electric    West Linn Chamber Tourism Plan - - Blue Heron Paper Company - - 

Wilsonville Concrete Products, LLC     - - West Linn Arts Commission - - Arts Action Alliance

Gramor Development, Inc. - - Clackamas Community Federal Credit Union - - Juan Young Trust    Paul Toole State Farm Insurance - - Bank of America Foundation - - Oregon Cultural Trust

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MAILING ADDRESS:

Correspondence and donations to support our work may be sent to:

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                Willamette Falls Heritage Foundation

                P.O. Box 635

                West Linn, OR  97068

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                503.650.9570 (message)

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                503.655.0649 (emergency)

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Office Location:  We are all volunteers and in the office irregularly. Call 503-650-9570 or 503-655-0649 for an appointment. We do not receive mail at our current, temporary office address.

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