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Know Timber: Maxville Timber Culture: Past, Present and Future
Gwen Trice provides an overview of her work preserving the heritage of Maxville and the African American contributions to the logging industry.

The mission of the Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center is focused on gathering, preserving, and sharing the rich history of African American, Indigenous, and immigrant loggers in the Pacific Northwest. We will continue using inclusive stories of multicultural logging communities to better connect the experiences of immigrants and migrants to this larger American narrative.

Nov 4, 2021 06:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Gwendolyn Trice
Executive Director @Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center
Gwendolyn Trice is the Founder and Executive Director of the Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center (MHIC), a museum located in Joseph, Oregon. Gwen served on the Oregon State Advocacy Commission of Black Affairs and serves today on the State Advisory on Historic Preservation and is a 2015 recipient of the Oregon Women of Achievement Award, a nationally certified interpretive guide (NAI) 2017 and the 2020 Stewardship Award recipient from the Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon. Gwen’s work is featured in the May 2021 issue of Smithsonian Magazine.