Welcome to the West Linn Historical Society

Founded in 2014, the West Linn Historical Society is a membership organization created for the purpose of preserving, maintaining, collecting and sharing the rich history of the West Linn area of Oregon.   The West Linn Historical Society endeavors to become the principal community organization dedicated to providing education for the community about the cultural heritage of West Linn and surrounding area.   We are committed to serving the community as a comprehensive organization that fosters the development and support of relationships with local residents, area schools, the City of West Linn, and organizations preserving local historical landmarks.

Flyer for Historical Tea event

Tickets are now available for our annual historical tea.  This year, the tea will be held at the Oswego Heritage House on Sunday, May 7, 2023.

Logo of History Without Walls

 West Linn, Ore. is located 12 miles south of Portland on the Willamette River at the confluence of the Clackamas and Tualatin rivers.