15th Dec 2015
Uniontown Oregon (Jackson County)

Uniontown Oregon (Jackson County)

Name: Uniontown (Jackson County) Class: Unknown GPS: 42.1984581,-123.0442105 Directions: From Jacksonville head South West on Highway 238, at 7.7 miles take a left on Upper Applegate Road. The town site...

11th Jun 2015
Oregon Dude Ranches

Oregon Dude Ranches

History of Dude Ranches The Dude Ranch is an uniquely American phenomena that intersected two American Cultures and led indirectly to the development of the United States. Today they act...

02nd Jun 2015

Fort Rock Geological Formation

Fort Rock is one Oregon’s geologic treasures. Created between 50,000 to 100,000 years ago from lava venting into the muddy bottom of what is now called Fort Rock Lake. The...

Mondovi Washington

Name: Mondovi Class: H2 GPS: 47.680481, -118.016129 Directions: From Davenport Washington, head East on Highway 2 for 6.5 miles. Take a left on Bennett Road for a mile. At the...

27th Dec 2014
Cherryville Oregon

Cherryville Oregon

Name: Cherryville Class: Unknown GPS: 45.3670643, -122.1550842 Directions: From Sandy, Oregon, drive East on Highway 26 for six miles. East Cherryville Drive is on the left. The Post Office was...

01st Dec 2014
Collier Logging Museum

Collier Logging Museum at Collier Memorial State Park

I have probably passed the Collier Logging Museum at Collier Memorial State Park well over a hundred times in my life without ever stopping there. It was during a trip...

01st Dec 2014
John C. Fremont Cabin

Explorers and Pioneers in Southern Oregon

Back to Part One – Collier Logging Museum They managed to move several cabins from around the area to preserve them. According to their website, they have (or are in...

08th Jun 2014

Fort Stevens Oregon State Park

While Fort Stevens is among the more historic locations in Oregon, it’s actually relatively unknown to most of the United States. But one historically significant event happened there, and it...

30th May 2014

Starvation Creek, Waterfall and hiking trail

Starvation Creek Oregon’s Starvation Creek State Park is home to one of my favorite hiking trails in the Columbia River Gorge. It encompasses two pieces of local history, three waterfalls,...

13th May 2014

Millican, Oregon

Name: Millican, Oregon Class: B3 GPS:43.8790121,-120.9200119 Directions: Mllican, Oregon is about 22 miles East of Bend, Oregon on Highway 20 towards Burns. Description: Millican has never been a large town....

27th Apr 2014

Detroit, Oregon’s underwater ghost town (Coe)

Name: Detroit (Coe) Class: GPS: 44.712696, -122.191303 Directions: From Salem Oregon, head east on OR-22 for 50 miles. The remains of the town are accessible via Mongold State Park. Description:...

29th Mar 2014
Bellwood, Oregon

Bellwood, Oregon

Name: Bellwood, Oregon Class: A(Unknown) GPS: Latitude: 45.0751113, Longitude: -123.741224 Directions: On private land, no access Description: The only reference I can find to Bellwood is in “Oregon post offices,...