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...

26th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 26 – Marshall

Portland Street Names – October 26 – Marshall The history and the collection of Portland has from its earliest days depended to a large extend upon the volume of water...

25th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 25 – Raleigh

Portland Street Names – October 25 – Raleigh The year of 1851 is important in the history of Portland, for many of the pioneers of the city and state whose...

21st Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 21 – Quimby

Portland Street Names – October 21 – Quimby During the late 50’s and early 60’s when Portland was changing from a growing village to a bustling town, boats brought to...

15th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 15, 1921 – Irving

Portland Street Names – October 15, 1921 – Irving The name of Irving was given to the former “I” street in honor of one of the three men who played...

14th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 14, 1921 – Lovejoy

Portland Street Names – October 14, 1921 – Lovejoy The earliest moments in the history of Portland are commemorated in the name of Lovejoy, given to the former L street...

12th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 12, 1921 – Everett

Portland Street Names – October 12, 1921 – Everett The ceremonies celebrating the consolidation of Portland, East Portland, and Albina, were extensive and magnificent. One feature was a parade of...

11th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 11, 1921 – Glisan

Portland Street Names – October 11, 1921 – Glisan From the October 11, 1921 Oregonian. Oregon and Portland pioneers from practically every walk of life are represented in the street...