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...

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...

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