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Fund thermometerPeople interested in seeing the Arch reconstructed in Springfield contributed to an online fundraising project launched in June of 2013. The money they contributed was used to construct the scale model. To learn more about the project on Kickstarter click here.

 

Model Arch constructionIn the interim the committee moved forward with a project to produce a scale model of the arch to heighten public knowledge of our plans.  The model will be displayed at several area festivals and public venues where people can make direct contributions to help fund studies to

Ladies Civic ClubBack in the 1920's, the Springfield Ladies Civic Club made their dreams a reality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Following three years of feasibility analysis, research and meetings with public officials, the Friends of the Springfield Arch has been formed to chart a plan for rebuilding the  Springfield Gateway Arch. The group agrees that a strategy focused on introducing visitors to attractions in the areas to the east and to the west of the arch’s portal should be developed.

The Springfield/McKenzie Gateway Arch Project

East and west views of the proposed Arch

Winter Storm Watch for South Willamette Valley

From 4:00 AM PST, Thu., Feb 06, 2014 until 4:00 AM PST, Fri., Feb 07, 2014
Other affected areas: South Willamette Valley, OR;  Cascade Foothills in Lane County.

Springfield/McKenzie ArchTHURSTON: People interested in the progress of the Springfield/McKenzie Arch project will have a chance to take a closer look on Sunday, December 1st. On that day, a scale model of what the full size structure could look like will be on display from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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