Gwen Trice “The Logger’s Daughter” Visits Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Gwen Trice is the Executive Director of the Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center in southern Oregon. Maxville, a historic logging town, was one of the most culturally diverse Oregon towns of its time — with black and white southern transplants as well as Greek immigrants and white Oregonians. The story of Maxville details the role blacks played in American logging. The center seeks to preserve the rich history Maxville and other similar communities in the Pacific Northwest. Trice, a guest of the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, talks about the center and the idea of “A Place For All People,” as a way to preserve culture and history.

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