Living history gives participants a first-hand view of history, and creates excitement and authenticity. Living history appeals to students’ imaginations to bring a period of time to life for them. Through first person interpretation, our staff and Student Leaders will act like a person from a certain time in history with no recognition of the modern day.
Oregon City was the end of the trail for most pioneers. It was where the arduous six month journey ended and the center of government. Each of our sites tells a slightly different story of the settling at the end of the trail.