Heslin Family

Drusilla Missouri Dunbar Heslin (1848-1912) came to Oregon as a young girl. She traveled the Oregon trail in 1850 with her parents, three siblings and several relatives.

Heslin House

The Heslin House was purchased by the City of Fairview from the last surviving family member in 1992.

Zimmerman House

The historic Zimmerman House was built in 1874 and was home to three generations of the Zimmerman Family. Their furnishings and personal articles remain in this two-story Victorian home.


The mission of ECHO, an East County Historical Society, is to preserve and stimulate an interest in the history of the Fairview, Rockwood and Wilkes areas of East Multnomah County, Oregon. Our goal is to ensure that future generations of these three areas do not lose touch with their past..