ORHPA Highlights of 2020

Happy New Year everyone!  This past year was unique for sure. The Covid-19 virus  caused many closures and changes in plans, including temporary closure of our Oak Ridge History Museum.  Despite the pandemic there were numerous activities during 2020, here are some of the highlights. Jan 16,  A Volunteers Luncheon

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Annual Meeting and Election of 2020 Board of Directors

Dear ORHPA Member, The Oak Ridge Heritage and Preservation Association (ORHPA) will hold its annual membership meeting and elect members to the 2020 Board of Directors on Thursday, December 12, 2019. A request for Board nominations was distributed to our membership on October 15th. The request asked that nominations of

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Heritage Organization Celebrates 20th Anniversary and Receives $80,000 State Grant for its New History Museum

Oak Ridge, TN—The Oak Ridge Heritage and Preservation Association (ORHPA) invites the public to join a celebration of ORHPA’s 20th Anniversary this Saturday, September 21st, at The Oak Ridge History Museum, 102 Robertsville Road in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 37830. The event will be an enjoyable day for the whole family!

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Ed Westcott passes away

It is with a heavy heart that ORHPA announces the death of James Edward Westcott on March 29, 2019.   Ed is most know for documenting the Manhattan Project in Oak Ridge through photography.  We could not tell the history of Oak Ridge without his contribution.   Ed and his family have

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Volunteer Opportunities

There are lots going on these days with ORHPA, and this brings a need for more volunteers. Your help, large or small will be greatly appreciated. Here are some examples of how you can help History Fair in Knoxville, Saturday, 8/18 from 10 – 5 pm. Come out to Market

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ORHPA & Friends of the Grove Theater host Pub Quiz Night

Register online at: http://thegrovetheater.org/irish-pub-themed-quiz-night/ 

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