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....

29th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 29, 1921 – Vaughn

Portland Street Names – October 29, 1921 – Vaughn The sixth man to serve the city in the capacity of mayor was George Washington Vaughn, for whom V street was...

28th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 28, 1921 – Thurman

Portland Street Names – October 28, 1921 – Thurman Men well informed in the history and the early citizenry of Portland are unable to recall the man for whom T...

27th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 27 – Savier

Portland Street Names – October 27 – Savier Thomas A. Savier, for whom S street was renamed and who played a prominent part in the early history of Portland, was...

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