By Victoria Stephens
The Chronicle 

History, here: Posters around town merge past with present


November 7, 2019

Victoria Stephens/The Chronicle

An airfield previously located near Olympic Street between 21st and 28th streets is pictured on the History Here poster installed in that area.

SPRINGFIELD – If you haven't seen the History Here poster on the northeast corner of 18th and Olympic streets, you might not know that up until the 1960s an airfield ran just north of there from 21st to 28th streets.

The poster is part of a series of historic posters, which can be found throughout Springfield and other areas of Lane County. They are a part of the History Here program, organized by the Lane County History Museum, the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, the Springfield Museum and the Schwemm Family Foundation.

The four installations in Springfield were coordinated and installe...

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