12th Jul 2020
July 12th – Today in Oregon History

July 12th – Today in Oregon History

July 12th – Today in Oregon History 1925 – In a show of racism and xenophobia, residents of Toledo Oregon forced Japanese laborers and their families to leave town.

25th Jun 2020
June 25th – Today in Oregon History

June 25th – Today in Oregon History

June 25th – Today in Oregon History In an attempt to keep Oregon from joining the Union as a slave state, the Provisional Government enacted the “Lash Law.” To keep...

04th Jun 2020
June 4th – Today in Oregon History

June 4th – Today in Oregon History

June 4th – Today in Oregon History 1990 – Dr. Kevorkian assists an woman to commit suicide for the first time, sparking an nation wide debate over the right to...

08th Mar 2020
March 8th – Today in Oregon History

March 8th – Today in Oregon History

March 8th – Today in Oregon History National Oregon Day – Recognizes the 33rd State joining the Union (Not sure why this isn’t Feb 14th, the day Oregon became a...

17th Feb 2020
February 17th – Today in Oregon History

February 17th – Today in Oregon History

February 17th – Today in Oregon History 1913 – Oregon puts the first minimum wage law into place

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...

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