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The Summer Wingspan is Here!

Evergreen Museum

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PAMA Attractions Reciprocal Admission 2017

Jan 3, 2017

Evergreen Museum

Local Attractions Offer Reciprocal Admission to Members in 2017    Back by popular demand, museums and attractions in the Portland metro area and beyond have teamed up to offer a reciprocal ...

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Photos from the 2016 Hero Gala - Thank you!

Mar 23, 2016

Evergreen Museum

The photos will rotate, please watch and see all the fun! Together we raised $121,000 at our November Gala!   Thank you to all our volunteers who helped with planning, being sponsor or table host ...

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The Launch of the Historical Perspectives Project

Sep 15, 2016

Evergreen Museum

The Launch of the Historical Perspectives Project By: Mike Videll, IT & Business Strategic Development Director The mission of the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum is to inspire and educate, promote ...

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Safe Swimmers - Videos submissions and contest

Jun 24, 2016

Wings & Waves Waterpark

By Cynthia Cazares For water safety month we launched the Safe Swimmer Pledge Video Contest, in which we asked our participants to create a video emphasizing the Safe Swimmer Pledge. Judging was particularly ...

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Holly our Secret Shopper and Hero

Apr 8, 2016

Evergreen Museum

By Holly - Secret Shopper Here at the Museum Campus we like to challenge our staff and make sure we are providing the best customer service possible.  Throughout the year we have special secret ...

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DROP IN VISITORS - Jim Grant

Mar 18, 2016

Evergreen Museum

By Stewart Bailey, Museum Curator Yesterday, the Museum was pleased to host a special guest, Mr. Jim Grant; the son of the Spruce Goose’s co-pilot, Dave Grant.  At the age of 30, Dave Grant ...

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The Winter Newsletter is Here!

Feb 8, 2016

Evergreen Museum

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Flight of Gemini 7

Dec 18, 2015

Evergreen Museum

By Stewart Bailey, Curator Flight of Gemini 7 After the completion of Project Mercury, which proved that humans could survive and operate in space, the next step for NASA was to perfect all the things ...

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EASM's Pearl Harbor Connection

Dec 14, 2015

Evergreen Museum

By Stewart Bailey, curator Most visitors to the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum are familiar with the story of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, but few are aware that one ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK: OLDFIELD BABY GREAT LAKES

Feb 24, 2014

Evergreen Museum

Written by Hanna Brandt/Museum Intern Though some have said that flying in an Oldfield Baby Great Lakes makes a pilot look like a “giraffe in a roller-skate,” the capabilities of this ...

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AIRCRAFT PICK OF THE WEEK: SIKORSKY UH-3H SEA KING

Pick of the Week: Sikorsky UH-3H Sea King Hanna Brandt The Sikorsky Sea King was developed for the U.S. Navy and was utilized for its ability to track and destroy submarines. With a folding ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK: LEARJET 24

Jan 23, 2014

Evergreen Museum

Artifact Pick of the Week: Learjet 24 Written By: Hanna Brandt / Museum Intern Ever dream of flying in luxury? Perhaps in a jet? If you have, the image that probably comes to mind is that of the ubiquitous ...

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NEW ARTIFACT: MCDONNELL F-101A VOODOO

Nov 15, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Stewart Bailey / Museum Curator McDonnell F-101A Voodoo – A supersonic fighter originally designed to escort bombers.  The first Voodoo, the XF-88, was McDonnell’s ...

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SUMMER ESSAY CONTEST WINNER – RILEY

Aug 28, 2013

Evergreen Museum

This summer Wings & Waves Waterpark held an Essay Contest for all ages to write about their experience at the Waterpark. The essay could include your favorite slide, pool, exhibit in the H2O Science ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK: LOCKHEED T-33A SHOOTING STAR

Jul 2, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Hanna Brandt / Curatorial and Marketing Intern In 1944, the U.S. Air Force began operating its first operational fighter jet, the P-80 Shooting Star. A trainer was needed to acquaint pilots ...

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ARTIFACT PICK OF THE WEEK – BOEING 747

Jun 25, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Hanna Brandt / Curatorial and Marketing Intern You’ve seen it on top of the Wings and Waves Waterpark and you may have even slid out of its belly, but what exactly is the plane ...

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LOOSE GOOSE HOT AIR BALLOON RALLY POSTER CONTEST

May 20, 2013

Evergreen Museum

EVERGREEN AVIATION & SPACE MUSEUM IS CALLING ALL ARTISTS FOR THE LOOSE GOOSE HOT AIR BALLOON RALLY POSTER CONTEST   The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is calling all artists to ...

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IN RESTORATION: A MODERN MAGIC CARPET

Apr 29, 2013

Evergreen Museum

Written By: Stewart Bailey / Museum Curator Nearly 1000 years ago, a series of stories came out entitled “1001 Arabian Nights” and it featured a wondrous creation; the magic flying ...

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THE PAPER AIRPLANE GUY RETURNS TO THE MUSEUM AS A WORLD RECORD HOLDER

Feb 18, 2013

Evergreen Museum

John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy, visits the Museum on February 23rd to show off his talents in three presentations  MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (February 18, 2013) – John Collins, The Paper ...

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