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...

09th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 9th, 1921 – Failing

Portland Street Names – November 9th, 1921 – Failing Early banking history, education and political activities in the village of Portland have the name of Failing recurring frequently. The father,...

05th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 5th, 1921 – Hawthorne

Portland Street Names – November 5th, 1921 – Hawthorne The general impression is that Hawthorne avenue was named in honor of Dr. J.C. Hawthorne, but it is also true that...

04th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 04, 1921 – Morrison

Portland Street Names – November 04, 1921 – Morrison Old painting and prints depicting scenes in and around Portland in the ’50s and earlier show sturdy log cabins in groves...

02nd Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 02, 1921 – Upshur

Portland Street Names – November 02, 1921 – Upshur “With the exception of Roosevelt street, the name of Upshur is the only one in the list running in alphabetical order...

01st Nov 2013
Portland Street Names – November 1, 1921 – York

Portland Street Names – November 1, 1921 – York

Portland Street Names – November 1, 1921 – York In an earlier number of this series it was remarked how many different paths of life were represented in the list...

31st Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 31, 1921 – Wilson

Portland Street Names – October 31, 1921 – Wilson Among the best known of those early pioneers and citizens of Portland for whom streets are named is Dr. R. B....

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