History

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Fields of Flowers and Forests of Firs... A History of the Woodland Community - Brought to you by Judy Card Margaret Hepola gifts us with a haunting and beautiful account of her childhood spent in the now-flooded Lewis River Valley. Rich with historic photographs, her telling leaves an indelible impression.

Schurman Steamup

Clyde and Millie Schurman


Clyde and Millie Schurman lived next to their Machine Shop on Lewis River Road (503) at Woodland, Washington. Over the years Clyde collected thousands of things including cars, steam engines, tractors, tractor seats, farm equipment and on and on. He even bought a steam locomotive and had a short track for it to run on in their back yard. Click here for more info and pictures.

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Click here to go to Margaret Hepola's web site.
Click above to go to Margaret Hepola's web site.

Margaret Colf Hepola Heritage Award
Click above to go to Margaret Colf Hepola Heritage Award.

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2002 Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon

Margaret Colf Hepola was presented with a 2002 Women of Achievement Award, awarded by Clark College and the YWCA of Clark County. Click here to view some pictures we have posted to honor Margaret Hepola.

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North Clark Historical Museum - Click here for information and pictures

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Click here for Downtown Woodland Revitalization.
Click above for Downtown Woodland Revitalization. This web site is no longer connected to DWRC and is posted here courtesy of www.lewisriver.com as a courtesy to the community.

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Downtown Woodland Historic Walking Tour - Click here for pictures

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Native American Display
Click above to go to Ralph and Shirley Bozorth's Display

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Cathlapotle Plank House Project
Click above

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The Lewes River
The Yukon River was once called the Lewes River.
Read more about it here: http://www.explorenorth.com/library/weekly/aa060300a.htm

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Ridgefield History page on LewisRiver.com

Click here to see pictures of the 2006 Woodland Sprintboat Races.

There was an event called Woodland Harvest Festival that took place from 2001 through 2006. Click here for pictures.

Click here for history of the "Woodland Tulip"

Short Stories by Boyd Simmons

"History of Some of Woodland's Historical Houses",
by Melinda Talley.

For a history of the Cowlitz people, click here.

Clover Valley Community Church's History
Click above for this church's history web site. Read about how the church first began in 1942, how the original building burned, and how the congregation converted a basketball gym into a church. Included are many photos, an old newspaper article, and even a clickable time line.

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Use the search box below to find text on all the pages of lewisriver.com and The Woodland Chamber of Commerce site. While this search was specifically set up to allow spidering of the history pages, it does search everywhere on the site. So if you are looking for something inside the history pages look for results listed on the following .html pages: history, historyone, historytwo, and jcard1-5.
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