The Oregon-California Trails Association was selected to receive an Oregon Heritage Excellence Award for the In Pursuit of a Dream documentary and educational project for its exemplary way of sharing immersive experiential learning about Oregon history.
The Heritage Excellence Awards recognize individuals, businesses and organizations for outstanding efforts on behalf of Oregon heritage. They honor those people and organizations who have made the most of available resources and skills.
The Heritage Programs Division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, which houses the Oregon Heritage Commission and the State Historic Preservation Office, is giving the awards. The award was be presented at the Heritage Excellence Awards reception and dinner at the Oregon Regional Heritage Roundup in Oregon City. Oregon First Lady Mary Oberst and Oregon Heritage Commission chair George Kramer made the presentation.
Adapted from the original announcement of the award by Kyle Janson, Coordinator of the Oregon Heritage Commission. Submitted by Travis Boley, OCTA.