08th Oct 2012

Danford Balch Homesite and "Witches Castle" – Part Two

Danford Balch Homesite and “Witches Castle” – Part Two back to part one But that did not end the story of this piece of land. It passed through several hands...

19th Sep 2012
The Dalles to Canon City Wagon Road

The Dalles To Canyon City Wagon Road

The Dalles To Canyon City Wagon Road In “downtown” Antelope Oregon is this sign. “The discovery of gold at Canyon Creek on June 8, 1862, brought a rush of people...

16th Sep 2012

Sheridan State Park, Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

Sheridan State Park Among the many locations lost to time in the Columbia Gorge is Sheridan State Park. At one time this was a wayside along the Columbia River Highway,...

16th Sep 2012

Ruckel Creek History Sign

Ruckel Creek History Sign About half a mile east of the Eagle Creek Trail History sign on the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, is Ruckel Creek. This small creek...

16th Sep 2012

Eagle Creek Trail History Sign

Eagle Creek Trail History Sign The Eagle Creek trail is one of the multitude of trail along the Columbia River. The head of the trail is located roughly a half...

03rd Sep 2012

Fort Vancouver, End of the Oregon Trail

Fort Vancouver, End of the Oregon Trail In all of the Pacific Northwest, I can not think of a single site that has a more distinguished and important role in...

28th Jul 2012

Cascade Locks History Signs

Cascade Locks History Signs Located on the east side of Cascade Locks in the Columbia River Gorge near the Cemetery are these two Oregon History Signs. <img src="http://PNWPhotoBlog.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2012/07/Cascade-Locks-Cemetery-1024×768.jpg" alt="Cascade Locks...

15th Jul 2012

History of Cannon Beach, Oregon

Cannon Beach, Oregon “Jany 8 Wednes (1806) “Set out at Day a fine morning wind hard from S. E at 1½ miles arived at a Open where I had a...

30th May 2012

Frantz-Dunn House, Hoskins, Oregon

The Fratz-Dunn House is located at what was Fort Hoskins. It was not an original building to the Fort, but rather was built after the Fort was sold by the...

27th May 2012

Ghost towns of Altamont, Leland, and the Grave Creek Covered Bridge

Ghost towns of Altamont, Leland, and the Grave Creek Covered Bridge Sunny Valley, about fifteen miles north of Grants Pass, Oregon along I-5 is perhaps one of Oregon’s most historic,...

27th May 2012

"Hidden" Multnomah Falls

“Hidden” Multnomah Falls During the winter, or periods of heavy rain, a second falls shows up at Multnomah Falls. In this case, higher elevations of the Columbia River Gorge had...

22nd Apr 2012

Aurora Colony History Signs

Aurora Colony sits about 20 miles south of Portland Oregon. Created in 1856 by Wilhelm Keil and his followers, the town has changed from Religious Colony (and dropped the name,)...