The Deschutes Historical Society is an organization “to gather, preserve and make available museum, library and other historical material relating to the history of Central Oregon…”. It was incorporated August 4, 1975. Reid School, which was built in 1914 and is on the National Register of Historic Sites, is home … read more
The Deschutes Historical Society is an organization “to gather, preserve and make available museum, library and other historical material relating to the history of Central Oregon…”. It was incorporated August 4, 1975. Reid School, which was built in 1914 and is on the National Register of Historic Sites, is home to the organization’s Deschutes Historical Museum and its collection of artifacts, most donated by local families and businesses. Their website features an interesting and entertaining list of frequently asked questions that are worth a glance for both visitors and locals alike, and give a snapshot of what in interesting local community the Deschutes Historical Society is honoring and commemorating. A couple of questions to whet your appetite for learnin’: what was the Deschutes River railroad war? And are there really such things as lava bears (Bend High’s mascot)? The organization has a fascinating selection of historical photos available for browsing and purchase. The Society hosts frequent and interesting events like their popular ‘Pub Talk’ series (schedule available online), and they welcome donations and volunteers.
There is so much to see and do in Bend Oregon a tour guide can be an important ally. Our tours and tour guides are as unique as our town. The Bend Tour company offers an option for any kind of adventure you can dream up and many different ways to get there! Our favorite is the Round About Art Tour with local legend John Flannery. Or you can climb aboard that crazy contraption you saw filled with smiling people peddling furiously around downtown Bend. There are several different ways to experience the cycle pub and all of them are a blast. The Paulina Plunge bike trips combine many of our favorite outdoor activities; bike riding, stunning scenery, waterfalls and swimming. This is a great trip for families of all ages. Wanderlust has been helping people enjoy Central Oregon’s wild places since 1993, and if you are looking for experts…
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