Marylou Colver, local historian, Society president, and author of Lake Oswego Vignettes, will present Turning Iron Into Gold: Paul C. Murphy as Alchemist. In its 168-year history, Lake Oswego has undergone two major transformations. It was first an iron-manufacturing center and later these industrial lands were converted into high-end residential districts. This presentation explores the second transformation and the man with the vision, Paul C. Murphy. Come and find out what became of the Prosser’s swale, the mine road, the quarry, and much more you may not have known about Lake Oswego.