10th Dec 2013

The Columbus Day Storm – October 12, 1962

Columbus Day Storm October 12th, 1962 saw landfall of Tropical Storm Freda on to the Pacific Coast. The center of what was to become known as the Columbus Day Storm...

01st Dec 2013

History of Portland Oregon’s Street Names

History of Portland Oregon’s Street Names One of Portland’s neighborhoods, the Northwest District, contains the “Alphabet District.” Added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 16, 2000, this...

26th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 26, 1921 – Curry

Portland Street Names – November 26, 1921 – Curry As well as being remembered as one of the territorial governors of Oregon, George Law Curry, for whom Curry street is...

25th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 25, 1921 – Whiteaker

Portland Street Names – November 25, 1921 – Whiteaker Whiteaker street is named for John Whiteaker, the first governor of the state of Oregon. He was born in Dearborn county,...

25th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 24, 1921 – Caruthers

Portland Street Names – November 24, 1921 – Caruthers Romance and mystery surround the name of Caruthers more than fame and history do. The street is named for Finice Caruthers,...

23rd Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 23, 1921 – Montgomery

Portland Street Names – November 23, 1921 – Montgomery While not one of the early settlers of Portland or one of the men instrumental in giving the city its first...

22nd Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 22, 1921 – Russell

Portland Street Names – November 22, 1921 – Russell A number of Portland streets in the Albina section were named by Edwin Russell as well as the town of Albina...

19th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 19, 1921 – Terwilliger

Portland Street Names – November 19, 1921 – Terwilliger A few years ago the right of way for an automobile boulevard was donated to the city by the heirs of...

18th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 18, 1921 – Brazee

Portland Street Names – November 18, 1921 – Brazee The name of Brazee stands for one of the first engineers in the city of Portland and the construction engineer who...

16th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 16, 1921 – Himes

Portland Street Names – November 16, 1921 – Himes There are many streets in Portland named for people who have played parts in the history of the city, a thoughtful...

15th Nov 2013
Portland Street Names – November 15th, 1921 – Corbett

Portland Street Names – November 15th, 1921 – Corbett

Portland Street Names – November 15th, 1921 – Corbett The name Corbett is so closely connected with Portland history and its own history is so well-known here. Corbett street is...

11th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 11, 1921 – Oatman

Portland Street Names – November 11, 1921 – Oatman Harrison B. Oatman, for whom Oatman street is named, was born in New York, February 25, 1826. After his marriage in...

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