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...

07th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 07, 1921 – Davis

Portland Street Names – October 07, 1921 – Davis From October 07, 1921 Oregonian “D” Street was the fourth of those lettered in alphabetical order which were renamed in 1891...

05th Oct 2013

Portland Street Names – October 5th, 1921 – Burnside

Portland Street Names – October 5th, 1921 – Burnside While reading through old news paper articles looking for various pieces of information, I ran across the following series of articles....

02nd Oct 2013
How to Explore Portland in Five Days

How to Explore Portland in Five Days

How to Explore Portland in Five Days This is my suggested itinerary for someone who has five days to spend in Portland, Oregon. You only need a rental car for...

01st Oct 2013
Sightseeing Oregon Trips – The Coast

Sightseeing Oregon Trips – The Coast

Sightseeing Oregon Trips – The Coast This is a five day itineracy for traveling the Oregon Coast. It starts in either Portland or San Francisco, but can be made a...

26th Sep 2013

Hole in the Wall Falls – Columbia River Gorge

Hole in the Wall Falls – Columbia River Gorge Hole in the Wall Falls is fed by Warren Creek from the bluffs of the Columbia River Gorge. Up until 1938...

20th Sep 2013
Interstate 5 – Roadside Stops

Interstate 5 – Roadside Stops

Interstate 5 – Roadside Stops There are a ton of rest stops along I-5, so if you just need bathroom breaks you’re good. But what if you want to enjoy...

17th Sep 2013
Oregon Travel Suggestions

Oregon Travel Suggestions

Oregon Travel Suggestions Here are some suggestions on travel destinations within Oregon for those who enjoy the natural beauty Oregon has. How about one of Oregon’s 304 accessible waterfalls? One...

17th Mar 2013

Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation and Museum

Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation and Museum As part of their goal to preserve the City of Portland’s historic steam engines, The Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation opened up a new museum...

16th Feb 2013

Pacific Ocean in Oregon

Pacific Ocean in Oregon Despite the “constant” rain here in Oregon, especially during the winter, we do occasionally have those really nice days. When we do, everyone heads to the...