Local History Room
Open during library hours, this controlled atmosphere room contains an ever-growing collection of source documents, maps and photos, many of which are not found in any other collection. Our local history room has helped numerous researchers find needed information about the people, events and organizations of the Athena area, beginning in the mid-to-late 1800s. Some of the many records in this constantly expanding goldmine of information are...
If you want to know more about Northeast Oregon's people and events from the past 140 years, our Local History Room is an excellent place to visit.
Umatilla County History Research
In this column are links to a few of the many excellent websites that contain a wealth of freely available historical and genealogical information relating to Oregon and the Athena area. You may also want to check out the genealogy websites featured on our DATABASESDATABASES page.
Digitized collection of the Weston Leader newspaper, beginning with the December 21, 1878 edition.