Henry Pittock’s Account of Surviving the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

  The destructive San Francisco earthquake of April 18, 1906, gripped the nation and dominated headlines. The Oregonian newspaper had their own exclusive scoop—owner and publisher Henry [...]

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Long-Time Volunteer Connects Students and Visitors to Life in 1914

  Liz Hamill began volunteering at Pittock Mansion in 2006. A former teacher, Liz not only gives guided tours, she also inspires and educates youth through our Day Camp for Kids: Life in [...]

An Adventurous Life

Henry Pittock was born in London, England on March 1, 1834 or 1835—his death certificate states his birth year was 1835, while his baptismal record states 1834. Henry grew up in Pittsburgh, PA, [...]

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