Welcome to the Deschutes Pioneers' Association

Keeping the history of Deschutes County, Oregon alive since 1947

The object of the Deschutes Pioneers' Association, Inc. shall be to renew and maintain old acquaintances;  to gather and preserve pioneer relics, stories and such other materials as related to pioneer days and to record for future reference historical facts of the Deschutes region.

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Interested in Joining?

We have revised our membership policy! Now there are 3 levels of membership:

Regular Member: Anyone who has a history at least 40 years ago within 100 miles of Bend.

Associate Member: A spouse or descendant of a Regular Member.

Supporting Member: Anyone who supports the objectives and philosophies of the Deschutes Pioneers' Association.

A fourth of July parade in downtown Bend in the early 1940s
A fourth of July parade in downtown Bend in the early 1940s