Win Tickets ($20): Pioneer Paper to Modern Daily: Henry Pittock’s Oregonian @ Pittock Mansion | Get the Scoop on How Newspaper Evolved During Technological Change

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Pioneer Paper to Modern Daily: Henry Pittock’s Oregonian @ Pittock Mansion. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, February 15.



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From our sponsors:
Pioneer Paper to Modern Daily: Henry Pittock’s OregonianPioneer Paper to Modern Daily: Henry Pittock’s Oregonian
On view 11am-4pm February 1 – June 19, 2016
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | $10
More info: pittockmansion.org

Pittock Mansion
3229 NW Pittock Drive, Portland, OR 97210

Explore how The Oregonian progressed from a struggling weekly to the biggest daily paper in the state.

Publisher Henry Pittock led The Oregonian’s battle to gain subscribers and get the scoop on the latest news stories during a period of huge technological change as printing evolved from hand-set, hand-powered presses to massive electrically-powered printing plants.

Discover how this formative era in communications echoes today’s rapidly changing media landscape through antique printing artifacts, newspaper excerpts, historical photos, and quotes!

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55 Responses to Win Tickets ($20): Pioneer Paper to Modern Daily: Henry Pittock’s Oregonian @ Pittock Mansion | Get the Scoop on How Newspaper Evolved During Technological Change

  1. Earl Dizon January 25, 2016 at 1:26 pm #

    I need a reason to go to Pittock Mansion!

  2. Darcy January 25, 2016 at 5:39 pm #

    would love to win tickets.

  3. Linda S January 26, 2016 at 3:42 pm #

    I am a friend to the Granddaughter who started the paper.

  4. Jessica January 26, 2016 at 9:33 pm #

    My daughter and I love stuff like this!

  5. Jessie January 27, 2016 at 12:44 pm #

    The Pittock Mansion is gorgeous!

  6. Mauraborealice January 27, 2016 at 2:18 pm #

    I have somehow managed never to visit Pittock Mansion. Need some local history.

  7. April January 28, 2016 at 2:24 pm #

    My boyfriend would love to go to this.

  8. April C January 28, 2016 at 2:35 pm #

    I would love to see this exhibit-it looks so interesting!

  9. Frank Byers January 28, 2016 at 2:54 pm #

    Because I need to put my journalism degree to good use.

  10. Jeanne January 28, 2016 at 4:47 pm #

    Want to learn the history of the awesome Pittock Mansion!

  11. Christina January 28, 2016 at 5:52 pm #

    Pick me, because print isn’t dead! Ooh, PAPER.

  12. Jacqueline Hursh January 28, 2016 at 7:16 pm #

    Oooh! I’m a 3rd generation paper mill worker. (My Grandfather, Father & I all worked at the mill in West Linn.) I’d love to take my Father to see this exhibition.

  13. SteveC January 29, 2016 at 6:29 am #

    Would love to see how the Oregonian developed so I can better mourn its decline.

  14. Debby January 29, 2016 at 3:51 pm #

    I’ve never been to the mansion!!!

  15. A. Hyde January 29, 2016 at 6:32 pm #

    This exhibit looks like fun! I love learning about historical homes.

  16. Aleksandra Snyder January 30, 2016 at 8:39 am #

    I like Pittock mansion.

  17. Edward January 30, 2016 at 9:38 am #

    Sounds fun.

  18. Brittanie January 30, 2016 at 9:50 pm #

    This sounds cool! I haven’t been to Pittock either.

  19. Danielle January 31, 2016 at 12:36 pm #

    Ive been wanting to visit the pittock mansion

  20. Jeff January 31, 2016 at 1:11 pm #

    This sounds awesome.

  21. Ellen Martin January 31, 2016 at 10:27 pm #

    Take me to the Pittock!

  22. Eliz L February 1, 2016 at 1:46 pm #

    I’ve never been there – and would love to visit when this exhibit is displayed. I’d love to bring my teenage son who is interested in the origins of things.

  23. John Brown February 3, 2016 at 12:37 am #

    Sounds awesome

  24. Katrina February 3, 2016 at 7:56 am #

    My boyfriend and I read the Oregonian and it is how we stay connected with the news, (we like it old school ;) ). It would be amazing to be able to see where our favorite paper got its start :)

  25. Aurelia February 4, 2016 at 3:06 pm #

    I’ve hiked up to the mansion many times, but have never been inside! Would love to win tickets!

  26. Chris February 4, 2016 at 3:08 pm #

    I’d love to be able to see inside this gorgeous mansion!

  27. Faith February 4, 2016 at 3:28 pm #

    I love history and love Pittock mansion, too! I would love to check this out.

  28. Ed February 4, 2016 at 3:37 pm #

    Best view in Portland, always thrilled to see the Pittock mansion.

  29. Toby February 4, 2016 at 4:56 pm #

    Never been inside and would like to check it out.

  30. Anna February 4, 2016 at 4:58 pm #

    Pittock Mansion! I hope he likes newspaper history because I want to go, and it sounds like a perfect date to me!

  31. Victoria Gantz February 4, 2016 at 5:23 pm #

    I really want to win. I researched the Pittock Family back in 1967, when I was in Seventh Grade, and did a paper on it. Please pick me!

  32. Anthony February 4, 2016 at 6:06 pm #

    I love history and this sounds fascinating!

  33. Wes February 4, 2016 at 7:16 pm #

    Man this is so fascinating!! I really want to take my girlfriend on a date! :)

  34. Rose Mignano February 5, 2016 at 10:05 am #

    Have yet to see inside the Pittock Mansion and love the topic!

  35. Megan February 5, 2016 at 3:13 pm #

    Would love to go!

  36. Katie February 5, 2016 at 5:30 pm #

    I’d love a chance to check out Pittock Mansion and learn a little about the history of newspaper publishing!

  37. Eileen Shyler February 5, 2016 at 9:35 pm #

    I would love the chance to learn more about Portland’s history. There is so much to discover!

  38. Juli Abraham February 7, 2016 at 2:56 am #

    I’ve never been to Pittock mansion and had no idea Henry Pittock ran the Oregonian…haven’t gotten out much between work and law school and need to learn something in between!

  39. Masayo February 8, 2016 at 3:31 pm #

    I still have not been inside of the mansion. This sounds like a great opportunity!

  40. Amy February 10, 2016 at 4:45 pm #

    I’ve never been to Pittock, would really love to go!

  41. Lei February 11, 2016 at 2:58 pm #

    I would love to have the opportunity to learn more about how local media got started in this area!

  42. Alethea February 11, 2016 at 3:02 pm #

    I always go up to Pittock Mansion for the views, but have never been inside. This sounds like an interesting exhibit.

  43. Danielle V February 11, 2016 at 3:03 pm #

    One time I went to Pittock to check it out, but I got distracted by the beautiful views and gardens that surround the place. It would be nice to go back and see more.

  44. LilyF February 11, 2016 at 3:23 pm #

    I’ve never been here before, would love to go.

  45. Carly February 11, 2016 at 3:32 pm #

    Sounds fascinating!

  46. Victoria Gantz February 11, 2016 at 4:21 pm #

    I so wanted to go last weekend, but didn’t win. Please?

  47. Cheri clark February 11, 2016 at 5:03 pm #

    I love Pittock Mansion, but haven’t been for years. I used to go with my Grandma Belle when I was young :-)

  48. Erin February 11, 2016 at 5:38 pm #

    Would love to learn more about local journalism.

  49. erik mace February 11, 2016 at 9:17 pm #

    Would be a good opportunity for a dad & 14 yr old daughter outing. Looking forward to it!

  50. Kellie February 11, 2016 at 10:12 pm #

    My friend is coming to town and she would love this!

  51. Christie Quinn February 15, 2016 at 10:58 am #

    Would love to win!

  52. panda February 19, 2016 at 1:30 am #

    rosebud!

  53. Victoria Gantz February 19, 2016 at 12:37 pm #

    I didn’t win last time. I really hope for a win today!

  54. Michelle March 18, 2016 at 10:46 am #

    Love Pittock history!

  55. Emily May 23, 2016 at 3:35 pm #

    Because I am an English major and history lover who has worked in newspapers!

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