Multnomah County Archives & Multnomah County Digital Archives document the history, organization, functions, and activities of Multnomah County government from its formation on December 22, 1854 to the present day. These are the records of our history as a community. As we work to preserve them for generations to come, we discover stories we think should be shared now. Through our online exhibits, we hope to bring you closer to these important public records.
Travel back in time on this self-guided tour presented by Multnomah County Archives. We provide directions for pedal power or public transportation. On your journey, you'll visit a variety of noteworthy locations and uncover history hiding in plain sight.