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Pacific Northwest Covered Bridges

The Pacific Northwest was once littered with Covered Bridges. Most are gone now, but some still exist

Pet Friendly Travel

Pet Friendly Travel options across the Pacific Northwest

Oregon Ghost Towns

My map of over 250 abandoned, ghost, and historic towns in Oregon

06th Jul 2010

Mary D. Hume – Shipwreck on the Oregon Coast.

Mary D. Hume The Mary D. Hume is probably the third most famous shipwreck in Oregon. She was built in Oregon, had several different careers that lasted just under a...

06th Jul 2010

Battle Rock History and Photos, site of a major indian attack

Battle Rock Unlike other battles between whites and Indians in Oregon, the details of Battle Rock located in what is now Port Orford Oregon are quite well known. Two diaries...

06th Jul 2010

Oregon History Sign – The Two Sams

Oregon History Sign – The Two Sams This sign is in Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor on the Southern Oregon coast which starts about 4 miles north of Brookings,...

06th Jul 2010

History Sign: Conflict at Pistol River

History Sign: Conflict at Pistol River This is Oregon History Sign, P22. Located roughly 10 miles south of Gold Beach, Oregon. Pistol River is named after James Mace lost his...

28th Jun 2010

Oregon Historical Marker – James W. Nesmith

Oregon Historical Marker – James W. Nesmith This is Oregon Historical Marker V9 – James W. Nesmith. It’s located in Rickerall just outside the Polk County Fairgrounds. The sign says:...

27th Jun 2010

Mary’s Peak

Mary’s Peak Mary’s Peak is about 20 miles west of Corvallis. It’s in the Siuslaw National Forest and has several great hiking trails. Parker Falls is this nice little waterfall...

18th Jun 2010

Portland’s First Public School

Portland’s First Public School Portland’s “Living Room,” AKA Pioneer Square is the location of these two signs. Both were installed to commemorate the first Public School Building built in Portland....

28th May 2010

Historic Oregon Marker: Marie Dorion

Historic Oregon Marker: Marie Dorion “Native American of the Sioux Nation, gained recognition for her endurance and courage in the early American West. As the only woman on the long...

28th May 2010

Historic Union Oregon

Historic Union Oregon Union, Oregon is a very typical of Eastern Oregon towns. It grew fast on promises of the rail road coming through, then failed as the promises never...

28th May 2010

Historic La Grande

Historic La Grande The “Historic La Grande” Oregon Historical Sign E6 The sign says: “La Grande was the first town permanently settled in Northeastern Oregon. Daniel Chaplin laid out the...

27th May 2010

Danford Balch Homesite and "Witches Castle"

Danford Balch Homesite and “Witches Castle” In Northwest Portland just Northwest of where the Lewis and Clark Exposition was held is Danford Balch’s Homesite (or as the sign in the...

22nd May 2010

USS Turner Joy

USS Turner Joy The USS Turner Joy was one of two United States Naval Destroyers involved in the Tonkin Gulf Incident. This incident caused the United State Congress to pass...