Eugene Holds Birthday Celebration

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene turned 150 years old Wednesday. The milestone was commemorated Wednesday morning at the Eugene Skinner Cabin Replica. Actors portrayed Mary and Eugene Skinner, as well as explorer Joe Meek.¬†Mayor Kitty Piercy also accepted a quilt representing the city. “You can’t forget where you come from as you move … Continue reading »

Eugene Turns 150 Years Old

EUGENE, Ore. — Happy birthday, Eugene! Wednesday marks 150 years since the city was first incorporated. To honor the occasion, the U.S. Postal Service is releasing a commemorative postcard and cancellation stamp. The postcard and stamp will be released at an event Wednesday. The celebration will feature actors portraying Mary and Eugene Skinner, the city’s … Continue reading »