News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon

NSHS monthy programs return

The North Santiam Historical Society (NSHS) presents “From Horse Power to Horsepower” on Thursday, Sept. 7. The program is led by Chuck “Rusty” Whitten, a NSHS board member who has a long history in the Santiam Canyon. The program begins at 7 p.m. at Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, 132 E Sorbin St., Gates.

Whitten will talk about logging in the early years in the North Santiam country by Curtis Lumber Company, Hammond Lumber Company and later by loggers including Noyes Whitten, Hank Hiebert, Bill Pennick and others.

Become a member of the NSHS and receive personal invitations to future programs and newsletters providing interesting facts and stories about the history of the Santiam Canyon. Annual membership is $15. Membership enrollment forms will be available at the program.

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