West Linn Historical Society

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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.

The West Linn Historical Society will be holding our annual meeting and Ignite Talk event on Sunday, January 23rd at 2pm both virtually via Zoom and in-person at the Willamette Ale and Cider house; 1720 Willamette Falls Dr; West Linn, OR 97068.

If you choose to join us in-person, we will be meeting in the back, outside sheltered area. Warm weather attire is highly recommended!! We request that all attendees are fully vaccinated, wear masks and social distance.

If you choose to join us virtually via Zoom, please register via this link and you will receive a personal link to the Zoom link.


We look forward to seeing you in 2022 either in-person or virtually. Please consider volunteering at our various entertaining and educational events.

Hope to see you on Sunday!

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