04th Feb 2020
February 4th – Today in Oregon History

February 4th – Today in Oregon History

February 4th – Today in Oregon History 1999 – The MV New Carissa runs aground at the mouth of Coos Bay

23rd Jan 2020
The Orderly 1910 - Train Travel Advertisement

“Colonist Rates” – 1910 railroad advertisement

Colonist Rates This vintage advertisement from 1910 caught my eye. It is from “The Orderly,” a student run magazine created by the seniors at Hill Military Academy in Portland Oregon....

18th Jan 2020
January 18th – Today in Oregon History

January 18th – Today in Oregon History

January 18th – Today in Oregon History 1979 – Travel Author Peter Jenkins finishes his five year “Walk Across America” in Florence, Oregon.

28th Oct 2019
1949 - Kelso High School Student Council

Pacific Northwest Genealogy Resources – Washington

Pacific Northwest Genealogy Resources – Washington Book Name General 1906 – Waiilatpu -(Whitman College in Walla Walla) 1936 – Pioneer (Yearbook for Naches High School) 1946 – Tyee (Volume 47)...

07th Jun 2016
Ghost Town of Van Oregon

Ghost Town of Van Oregon

Name: Van Class: A(Unknown) GPS: 43.99045, -118.68882 Directions: From John Day head south on Highway 395 or the John Day-Burns Highway for 36.6 miles. Turn left on Silvies-Hopper Ranch Rd....

01st Apr 2016
Baker's Ferry Covered Bridge

Baker’s Covered Bridge

Baker’s Covered Bridge As construction techniques have improved, so has Baker’s Bridge, also known as the Carver Bridge. Located just south of the small town of Carver Oregon across the...

25th Jul 2014
Ghost town of Sheaville

Ghost town of Sheaville

In “Harney County, Oregon and it’s Range Land,” by George Francis Brimlow, Camp Lyon is mentioned as being near Sheaville in the Jordan Valley. The Camp was east of the...

23rd Jul 2014
Ghost Town of Laurel Oregon

Ghost Town of Laurel Oregon

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurel,_Oregon

13th May 2014
Suplee, Oregon

Suplee, Oregon

Suplee, Oregon According to History of Oregon, Volume One by Charles Henry Carey, Clyde Smith from Suplee Oregon, US Army, was killed in action while serving in World War I.

13th May 2014
Howard, Oregon

Howard, Oregon

Howard, Oregon According to History of Oregon, Volume One by Charles Henry Carey, Arthur A Hining, US Army, of Howard Oregon died of Broncho Pneumonia while serving in World War...

13th May 2014
Hauser, Oregon

Hauser, Oregon

Hauser, Oregon According to History of Oregon, Volume One by Charles Henry Carey, Alan V. Mercer, US Army, from Hauser died of pneumonia while serving in World War I.

13th May 2014
Broadbent, Oregon

Broadbent, Oregon

Name: Broadbent Class: Unknown GPS:43.0089985, -124.1464913 Directions: Description: Broadbent was named for C.E. Broadbent who built a cheese factory in the area. The post office was established in 1916. According...

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