Physical Distancing Indoor Options

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Monday, April 13, 2020

Updated 5/6/20, 4:45pm


Extended school cancellations, the Stay at Home Order and recommendations from Oregon Governor Kate Brown around physical distancing can be stressful for families. Here are a few things you may want to know more about.

The following include educational and entertaining online options available for families:

Find comfort in the enduring past

May is Historic Preservation Month in Benton County and we encourage people to cherish our history as lasting examples that our legacy will endure beyond the challenges and distress of current times.

  • Programs held during Preservation Month will be limited to solo-oriented events and web-based, informative experiences that will offer education and entertainment. Historic Preservation Month is presented by the Benton County & City of Corvallis Historic Resources Commissions & PreservationWORKS.
  • This year we will make available scavenger hunts, video tours and digital versions of self guided tour pamphlets. Please check the following websites for all information regarding this year's events. Items may be added during the month, so please keep checking back in to enjoy all that we have to offer at and 
  • Enjoy the following tours at your home:
    • Franklin School Neighborhood and Tree Walking Tour
    • Downtown Sidewalk Marker Walking Tour
    • Historic Downtown Corvallis walking Tour
    • Rayburn Addition Walking Tour
    • North Central Park Walking Tour
    • Benton County Courthouse Tour

Explore nature online in the Willamette Valley

Discover nature through cameras and video

Virtual opportunities

 Additional online resources