“Live Where You Play” metal sign
“Live Where You Play” has been the City’s unofficial motto since it first appeared in 1926. The Ladd Estate Company introduced this slogan and it’s still used to this day.
The society commissioned Mary Ann Kunkel, a local artist, to create this image. A photo appearing in the Oswego Review (large view) when the first post-World War II DeSoto was delivered inspired the sign. Since the house in the original billboard couldn’t be identified, the Landmark Allen House II was used.
The distressed-looking metal sign is 12.5 x 16 inches and is available for $30 plus $9 shipping. It is suitable for display inside or outside and each sign comes with a hanger.
Our “Live Where You Play” sign is also available at our History Center & Museum located at 40 Wilbur Street in Lake Oswego.