Our Perspective on Teaching Oregon’s History

Our Perspective on Teaching Oregon’s History

Singing Creek Educational Center has been asked about our association with the term “pioneer” and whether our programs strive to portray pioneers with historical accuracy. In embracing “pioneer,” we simply recognize the historical fact that predominantly white settlers came west and used this term to describe themselves. As the Salem-based organization Oregon Black Pioneers notes…

Frontier Heritage Fair coming in Feb!

Frontier Heritage Fair coming in Feb!

Frontier Heritage Fair Fur Trade ~ Old West ~ Civil War We are pleased to announce that we will have a booth for children, making corn dollies, again this year at the Frontier Heritage Fair at the Lane Events Center Auditorium. We love doing this each year- please...
Winter Matching Donation Campaign!

Winter Matching Donation Campaign!

At Singing Creek Educational Center we share enthusiasm and passion for local history and the natural world around us with real, hands-on immersive activities– something you don’t get from a screen. Donate today to keep the magic flowing!

Meet our Halloween Ghosts!

Meet our Halloween Ghosts!

Opal Whiteley Every town has its legends. Most are unknown to outsiders. However, our legend, Opal Whiteley, is known worldwide. Many visitors come to Cottage Grove each year to see where she lived and wrote about. People love to take selfies by her mural. In 1918...