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Terwilliger Parkway Listed on National Register of Historic Places!

Friends of Terwilliger has successfully listed 115 acres of publicly owned parkland to the National Register of Historic Places. This includes the original parkway as designed in 1912 by the Olmsted Brothers, from Duniway Park to SW Capitol Hwy including, roadways, pathways, light poles, various parkway views and vegetation. Read More

Friends of Terwilliger is an active group of volunteers dedicated to protecting and enhancing the historic and scenic character of Terwilliger Parkway.

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Olmsted’s 200th Anniversary Proclamation Issued by Mayor Wheeler

April 26th was the 200th anniversary of famed landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted’s birthday.

Various lectures, symposiums, and discussions have been going on in 2022 to celebrate and call attention to the Olmsted family’s prolific and groundbreaking work. His sons, John Charles and Frederick Law Jr., carried on his work and worked in Portland on various projects starting in 1903. Most notable was their parks master plan for the city that recommended a “South Hillside Parkway” that became Terwilliger Parkway. A proclamation issued by Mayor Wheeler and the Portland City Council perhaps sums up best the impact of the Olmsteds:
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Memorial Service for Susan Egnor Details

You are invited to a Celebration of Life for Susan Travis Egnor:

May 18, 2022

3-4pm Reception and quiet contemplation

4-5:30 Remembrances–stories and memories

5:30-7 Potluck supper

West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

8470 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223

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Friends of Terwilliger advocates for positive change
  • Multnomah County ACS
  • West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Southwest Neighborhoods Watershed Resource
  • West Willammette Restoration Partnership
  • Portland Parks and Recreation

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