Welcome to the Yamhill County Historical Society & Museum's website!
Step Back in Time . . . Explore Local History . . . Enjoy Your Visit . . .
The museum in Lafayette is open 10 to 4, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.
The Heritage Center is open Saturday 10 to 3
Thanks to our volunteers who attended Volunteer Appreciation Night on
May 12. We thank you and the many others who help make the Yamhill
County Historical Society a place where “history comes alive!”
Pioneer Camp 2015
Experience what life was
like on an Oregon farm in the late 1800s. Join volunteers from the Yamhill
County Historical Society in farming, working in the house, and making items
needed by the family.
When: Each Tuesday starting June 23 and ending July
28 (6 weeks)
Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Place: Yamhill Valley
Heritage Center (Corner of Highway 18 and Durham Lane)
Cost: $60 at time of
registration. No refunds for days missed.
Ages: 8-18 A limit of 10 participants
Some activities students might
- Working in the
- Making soap
- Building a
- Sewing on a
treadle machine, sewing on a button, hemming a hanky
- Working with farm
- Carding and
spinning wool, knitting
making a rug, or lacemaking
- Playing old
Activities will be
designed around the age and gender of those attending.
Click here to download a Pioneer Camp Application Form