24th Nov 2020
November 24th – Today in Oregon History

November 24th – Today in Oregon History

November 24th – Today in Oregon History 1971 – A man using the pseudonym of Dan Cooper hijacked a Boeing 727 flying between Seattle and Portland. He ransomed the Passengers...

12th Oct 2020
October 12th – Today in Oregon History

October 12th – Today in Oregon History

October 12th – Today in Oregon History 1923 – The town of Maxville is created. 60 Black workers moved their families here to work for the Bower-Hicks Lumber Company 1962...

18th Sep 2020
September 18th – Today in Oregon History

September 18th – Today in Oregon History

September 18th – Today in Oregon History Alonzo Tucker, a Black man in Marshfield (now Coos Bay,) is charged with raping a white woman. He is released from jail, hunted...

28th Aug 2020
August 28th – Today in Oregon History

August 28th – Today in Oregon History

August 28th – Today in Oregon History 1970 – The first day of the week long Vortex I Music festival started. Planned by Governor McCall as a way to keep...

21st Aug 2020
1946 Clackamas County Sheriff's Posse Sixth Annual All Western Horse Show

1946 Clackamas County Sheriff’s Posse Sixth Annual All Western Horse Show

1946 Clackamas County Sheriff’s Posse Sixth Annual All Western Horse Show On August 31st and September 1st 1946 the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Posse held their sixth annual All-Western Horse Show...

21st Aug 2020
Hemlock Covered Bridge

Hemlock Covered Bridge

Hemlock Covered Bridge From a photo found in an antique store, is this picture of the Hemlock Covered Bridge. It was down river from the Office Covered Bridge at the...

20th Aug 2020
State Meat Market Delivery Truck

State Meat Market Delivery Truck

State Meat Market Delivery Truck Found this photo of delivery truck from around the early 1900s. The back of the photo says “Early model chain drive delivery truck, solid tired,...

12th Aug 2020
Harry and Clara Penny Wedding Photo

Harry and Clara Penny Wedding Photo

Harry and Clara Penny Wedding Photo This is one of my favorite antique stores finds, the 1915 wedding photo of Harry and Clara Penny of Tenino Washington. What makes it...

12th Aug 2020
August 12th – Today in Oregon History

August 12th – Today in Oregon History

August 12th – Today in Oregon History The Lewis and Clark Expedition crosses the Continental divide at Lemhi Pass, leaving the Louisiana Territory, and entering what would become the Oregon...

25th Jul 2020
July 25 – Today in Oregon History

July 25 – Today in Oregon History

July 25 – Today in Oregon History 1850 – Gold is discovered in Oregon for the first time, sparking a gold rush to the Rogue River.

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...

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