Oral History Project

Part of the mission of Skinner City Farm is to provide historical context for the neighborhood. In 2005, SCF received a grant from the Lane County Cultural Coalition (LCCC) to begin an oral history project to archive local residents’ memories of the neighborhood. Work began with a talking circle at the SCF grand opening in …

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Site History

At one time, this land was part of the Willamette Valley Wet Prairie which covered large areas of the Willamette Valley and up into Washington state. After the first settlers arrived and the new town began to grow, the area near Skinner Butte quickly moved from primarily agricultural use to a combination of municipal, private …

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