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This highway is reverently dedicated to Oregon's sons. Members of the 41st division, both living and dead, who wore the Sunset emblem and offered their all in complete devotion to the cause of world peace.

Region: Northern Coast

Lt. Neil M. Howison, U.S.N., arrived in the Columbia River 1 July, 1846 on board the 300-ton United States Naval Survey Schooner "Shark" for the purpose of making an investigation of part of the Oregon Country.

Region: Northern Coast

On January 8, 1806 William Clark and perhaps fourteen of the famous expedition reached a Tillamook village of five cabins on a creek which Captain Clark named Ecola or Whale Creek.

Region: Northern Coast

Devastating waves called “tsunamis” can strike the Oregon coast at any time.

Region: Northern Coast

Fort Clatsop, Built by Lewis and Clark in December, 1805 for use as winter headquarters, was situated eight-tenths of a mile south of his point.

Region: Northern Coast

Fort Stevens was named for General Isaac Ingalls Stevens, first Governor of Washington Territory, who died a hero of the Civil War of 1862.

Region: Northern Coast

The story of the Skookum's tongue: A Willamette valley legend


An introduction to Clackamas History


ON THE OREGON TRAIL through the Blue Mountains just east of the Umatilla River:

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