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Namesake of the town of Cornelius, Colonel Thomas R. Cornelius emigrated on the Oregon Trail, served in the Cayuse and Yakima Wars, and became a noteworthy business and landowner. Legacy Articles were written by Washington County Museum staff and volunteers between 2014 and 2019.View PDF
Albert Tozier was an avid local historian and newspaper man whose collection formed the foundation of the Washington County Museum, which became Five Oaks Museum. Legacy Articles were written by Washington County Museum staff and volunteers between 2014 and 2019.View PDF
A panel conversation on the history of the Latino and Tejano community in Washington County with esteemed community members Evangelina Sanchez, Hector Hinojosa, and José Jaime and moderated by PCC Rock Creek President, Dr. Chris Villa.Read More