13th May 2014
Wilderville, Oregon

Wilderville, Oregon

Wilderville, Oregon According to History of Oregon, Volume One by Charles Henry Carey, Fred Jones Lovelace from Wilderville, Oregon, died while in service to the United States Navy during World...

13th May 2014
Post, Oregon

Post, Oregon

Post, Oregon According to History of Oregon, Volume One by Charles Henry Carey, Albert Lane of Post, Oregon, died in World War I.

13th May 2014
Beckley, Oregon

Beckley, Oregon

Beckley, Oregon According to History of Oregon, Volume One by Charles Henry Carey reports that Gustav Friedrich Frahm, died in World War I.

03rd Apr 2014

Continuing Education Classes – Portland Oregon

Continuing Education Classes – Portland Oregon Portland is routinely derided as a place where “young people go to retire.” While this characterization is slightly true, the reality is that Portland...

10th Mar 2014

Larwood, Oregon, ghost town and wayside park

Name: Larwood, Oregon Class: A(Unknown) GPS: Latitude: 44.6304005, Longitude: -122.7400872 Directions: From Stayton, Oregon head south on N 1st Ave. Just after leaving town this becomes Stayton Scio Road. At...

25th Jan 2014

Sauvie Island, Oregon

Sauvie Island, Oregon Sauvie Island is a rural area in the Columbia River about twelve miles northwest of Portland Oregon. It’s a close-nit farming community that plays host to tourists...

25th Jan 2014

Sauvie Island Pumpkin Patch, Portland Oregon

Sauvie Island Pumpkin Patch The Sauvie Island Pumpkin Patch has become a tourist destination for residents out of Portland Oregon. For over 45 years the Pumpkin Patch has been a...

15th Dec 2013

Mt. Angel, Oregon – Home of Oktoberfest!

Mt. Angel, Oregon was originally settled in 1850 by Benjamin Cleaver who called the area “Roy” after laying out a townsite. An railroad station in 1881, called Filmore was built...

01st Dec 2013

History of Portland Oregon’s Street Names

History of Portland Oregon’s Street Names One of Portland’s neighborhoods, the Northwest District, contains the “Alphabet District.” Added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 16, 2000, this...

27th Nov 2013

Mushrooms of Oregon identification and pictures

Mushrooms of Oregon (Some are edible!) Fall in the Pacific Northwest brings three things; rain, leaves falling off trees, and mushrooms. These are pictures of mushrooms that I’ve found around...

26th Nov 2013

Portland Street Names – November 26, 1921 – Curry

Portland Street Names – November 26, 1921 – Curry As well as being remembered as one of the territorial governors of Oregon, George Law Curry, for whom Curry street is...

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,...

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