2015 Heritage Talk Series - #1 - Max G. Geier, Ph.D.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Deepwood, Parking on the corner of 12th and Lee

Presented by Friends of Deepwood


Defining the West

Struggles and Realities of Western Settlement

Policing the Borderlands

General Wool’s Challenge to Imaginings of a West without Indians

by Max G.Geier, Ph.D. image

Max G. Geier [Ph.D.] is Professor of History, retired, Western Oregon University, specializing in 19th and 20th century North American history with a focus on community development in the states and provinces of the western U.S. and Canada. He has authored two books on the History of Forest Science Research in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, and a third book that is due out in Fall 2015 is entitled The Color of Night: Oregon’s Murdered War Bride, Train Workers, and Race, 1942-45. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington and is working on a fourth book-length project that explores the themes and topics introduced in this presentation.

Reservations Required
Members - FREE
Non-Members - $5

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Friends of Deepwood Members Open House

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Deepwood - Parking on 12th and Lee


Join US!

The Board of Directors will be hosting the 2014 Member’s Only Open House on December 20th. We encourage all Friends of Deepwood members, to join us from 4:00 to 6:00 PM to see the house for the Holidays without the crowds, meet the new Executive Director, and vote on the Board of Directors.


We will also we celebrating the unveiling of the newly restored Fisherman’s Family painting. This painting was owned by the builder of Deepwood, Dr. Luke Port, and was donated back to the house by his great granddaughter.


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Coactive Connection - A Christmas Carol Benefit

Mati­nee Per­for­mance (3:00–4:30PM) — Bring your family!
Evening Per­for­mance (7:00–8:30PM) — Dessert and beverages

Historic Deepwood Estate
1116 Mission Street SE
Salem, OR 97302


Join CoAc­tive Con­nec­tions at the His­toric Deep­wood Estate for refresh­ments, tra­di­tional sto­ry­telling and good com­pany to enhance your holiday sea­son! Watch a unique per­for­mance of a clas­sic tale, per­formed entirely by one man — Rickie Bir­ran of Man of Words.

All pro­ceeds from the event will ben­e­fit CoAc­tive Con­nec­tions, who trains edu­ca­tors, health providers, and other orga­ni­za­tions about the real­i­ties of poverty.

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For more information:

Coactive Connections
(971) 599‑3093

Holiday Open House

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Historic Deepwood Estate
Free Parking at the corner of 12th and Lee


Musical Entertainment:
December 7th - Bonnie Hodge on the Harp
December 21st - George Fulton, Pianist

FREE - Bring the whole family!


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