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Big Tree Ponderosa Pine
2018-02-21 05:11
near La Pine, Oregon.This majestic pine is the biggest of its species ever recorded. It was a giant before the Oregon Territory was established, enduring centuries of fire, insects, disease… Read More
River Ruler
2018-02-21 04:55
near Bend, Oregon.This cableway was installed in 1905 by the United States Geological Survey to measure the river's flow. Today instruments sense and record the elevation of the water surfac… Read More
Baker Cabin Historical Society
2018-02-21 04:40
Oregon City, Oregon.Welcome to the Baker Cabin Historical Site. This is one panel of many that are spaced throughout the site. You are invited to see them all. The Baker Cabin Historical Soc… Read More
Sir Francis Drake 1540-1596
2018-02-21 04:26
Coos Bay, Oregon.The Devon privateer took his flotilla from Plymouth Harbor August 5, 1577 bound for the River Plate. He raided Spanish shipping and treasure houses around South America, inc… Read More
Newport, Oregon
2018-02-21 04:12
Newport, Oregon.The city of Newport was named on July 4, 1866. On that day the townspeople and many visitors gathered to celebrate the ninetieth anniversary of National Independence Day and… Read More
Baker Site
2018-02-21 04:10
near Oregon City, Oregon.The Baker's water supply consisted of a hand dug well located close to the cabin. Likely located by dowsing , there is a strong underground stream easily found even… Read More
Grinding Rock
2018-02-21 03:46
near Oregon City, Oregon.Native Americans are understood to have used this large rock for grinding acorns, nuts, or grains, and preparing other foods. The several holes are evidence of long… Read More
Milton L. Olive III Park
2018-02-20 15:54
Chicago, Illinois.Medal of Honor-Recipient Posthumous, Milton L. Olive III Park, PFC U.S. Army Company B, 2b Battalion (Airborne) 503d Infantry, 173 Airborne Brigade, Vietnam, 1965. Citation… Read More
Scott Road
2018-02-20 15:49
Blue River, Oregon.In 1862 Felix Scott led a crew of 50 men who blazed a trail across the Cascade Mountains following an old Indian trail witch skirted lava flows. Scott hoped to use the new… Read More

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