Monday, August 24, 2020

Kennedy School Virtual History Pub

History of Oregon Amusement Parks; Come Along for the Ride

Kennedy School Virtual History Pub

Kennedy School - Kennedy School Theater

Event goes live at 7 pm


All ages welcome

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All McMenamins locations are open for takeout, including food, beer, wine, cider and coffee, using proper COVID19 precautions. Call your order in and then swing by to pick up beer and tots to recreate the full History Pub experience at home.

About History of Oregon Amusement Parks; Come Along for the Ride

History of Oregon Amusement Parks; Come Along for the Ride

Presented by Darrell Jabin, Oregon's Traveling Historian

Do you remember the thrill of your first amusement park ride, the sound of the crowds, the smell of the food?

Oregonians have special memories of Jantzen Beach, Oaks Amusement Park, Enchanted Forest, Lotus Isle, Council Crest and Pixieland. Join us for a chance to learn about how these amusement parks began and hear stories about swimwear, aircraft, trolley cars and so much more. 

About the Speaker:

Darrell Jabin, Oregon's Traveling Historian, travels more than 6000 miles annually, working in 2 dozen cities. Darrell started creating Oregon history videos in 2009 and then began sharing his knowledge and love of Oregon in presentations the following year. He has provided more than 300 presentations, in more than 40 cities.

His longer videos can be found in many libraries throughout the state. Darrell's YouTube channel, where you can view many of his short videos, has received more than 70,000 views. He shares many of his stories, pictures and videos on his Facebook page - Darrell Jabin; Oregon's Traveling Historian.

About Kennedy School Virtual History Pub

Kennedy School Virtual History Pub

McMenamins History is pleased to broadcast live, free virtual programming, accessible to anyone with a Facebook account. We’ll bring you scholars, writers, experiencers, experts and more who will give presentations on Pacific Northwest history. Join us for these scheduled events on the McMenamins History page on Facebook – and don’t forget to stock up on your favorite McMenamins beer, wine, cider and more beforehand!