Oregon History Museum Opens Soccer City USA The Portland Timbers and the NASL Years

The Oregon History Museum presents Soccer City, USA: The Portland Timbers and the NASL Years, 1975-1982. On view April 15, – September 4, 2011.

This spring, Oregon launches a new era in sports history with the Portland Timbers’ inaugural season in Major League Soccer. Though many fans are anxiously awaiting the kick-off, not all are as familiar with the long history of the club. In celebration of the Portland Timbers’ exciting first match, the Oregon History Museum is opening Soccer City, USA, an exhibit that will give Timbers fans and history buffs alike the chance to learn the story of the original Portland Timbers teams.

The Oregon Historical Society’s mission is preserving and interpreting Oregon’s past in thoughtful, illuminating, and provocative ways.


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