May is National Historic Preservation Month. To celebrate, Monmouth’s Historic Commissionis sponsoring this year’s Historic Preservation Celebration on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9:30 to 11:00 am. The event will be held as part of the monthly breakfast at the Monmouth Senior Center at 180 Warren Street S.
The event will feature photo displays and several presentations. Kyle Janssen, formerly of the Oregon Heritage Commission, will talk about conducting on-line research using archived copies of historic Monmouth newspapers. The Polk Cemetery Savers will present their most recent work restoring local private cemeteries in the area. Come and enjoy breakfast and hear about some local history.