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...

21st May 2010
Coffenbury Lake, Fort Stevens, Oregon

Coffenbury Lake, Fort Stevens, Oregon

Coffenbury Lake, Fort Stevens, Oregon <img src="http://PNWPhotoBlog.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2010/05/Coffenbury-Lake-1024×768.jpg" alt="Coffenbury Lake, Fort Stevens, Oregon" title="Coffenbury Lake, Fort Stevens, Oregon" width="1024" height="768" class="aligncenter size-large wp-i Early morning fishing on Coffenbury Lake in Fort...

21st May 2010

Pacific Sunset

Pacific Sunset A typical early Spring Sunset on the Pacific Ocean. This was at the South Jetty on the Columbia River.

21st May 2010

The Astoria-Megler Bridge across the Columbia River

The Astoria-Megler Bridge The Astoria-Megler Bridge is probably the single most dominate feature in Astoria Oregon, and probably the most beautiful bridge across the Columbia River. It crosses the river...

17th May 2010

The “Other” Shoe Tree

The “Other” Shoe Tree Driving on Highway 26 east of Mitchell Oregon on the way to John Day Oregon is this “Shoe Tree.” There is another such tree further south,...