30340 S.W. Boones Ferry Rd. Wilsonville, OR, 97070
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Wilsonville Old Church & Pub - Wilsonville Old Church
Event goes live at 7 pm
All ages welcome
Due to COVID and staffing changes, this event has been postponed indefinitely.
Event goes live at 7 pmAll ages welcome
Presented by Kevin Curry, Ph.D.
Tom McCall is largely credited for keeping Oregon’s beaches open
to the public in 1967. In reality, the state had owned the beaches since 1947.
A loophole in that original law, however, threatened the public sanctity of the
beaches, requiring the newly elected Gov. McCall to utilize his knack for
grandstanding to save them. Join us to learn the real story behind Oregon’s
About the Speaker:
Kevin Curry holds a Ph.D. in public affairs and policy and was an
executive producer of the documentary film, The Gentleman of the Senate:
Oregon’s Mark Hatfield. He is the director of video and an adjunct faculty
member at Linfield College.
Painting Courtesy: Pander, Henk, Man
Photo Courtesy: Sjef Wildschut; private collection
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