Des Chutes Historical Museum Exhibit

Diamonds in the Desert: Baseball and Bend, 1900 to Present


The Des Chutes Historical Museum explores the history and love of baseball in Bend in a new exhibit. From sandlots to Genna stadium, a love of baseball is a recurring theme throughout Bend’s history. The display highlights new gifts to the museum’s collection as well as special items on loan from the Bend Elks and members of the Deschutes County Historical Society.

Discover why Vince Genna was known as Mr. Baseball, who were the Bend Rainbows, Ty Cobb’s visits to Bend and other major league connections. Diamonds in the Desert will run through the end of 2013 in the changing exhibit gallery.

The Des Chutes Historical Museum explores the history, culture and heritage of the people of Deschutes County, from the area’s early years to today. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 4:30pm. Admission is $5 for adult general admission, $2 for youth 13-17 years-old, and children 12 years and younger are free with a paid adult admission. Summer Walks and Talks schedule is included with admission.


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