Portland, OR. This July, the Pittock Mansion is offering a new reason for people of all ages to visit. It is an exhibit called Untold Stories of Pittock Mansion Treasures. The 100 year old mansion has artifacts whose stories are rarely told, like a toy swing Governor Tom McCall played with as a child and a still life painting by Oregon free spirit and activist C.E.S. Wood. In this exhibit, visitors explore lesser known, but equally compelling objects, at the mansion. For more information here’s a link: http://pittockmansion.org/
Here’s a video from OPB with 40 facts about the Pittock Mansion.
A vigorous outdoorsman, Henry rode bicycles with the Oregon Riding Club, hiked with the Mazamas, and climbed Mt. Hood four times. Georgiana cherished gardening, and kept a terraced flower garden at the mansion covered with every kind of flower imaginable. She is recognized for originating the tradition of Portland’s annual Rose Festival.
Untold Stories of Pittock Mansion Treasures is on display through November 12th.