|The Oregon Trail
Take a trip back in time to 1792 and experience the hardships and triumphs of the Oregon Trail pioneers. Find maps, timelines, and stories of our first encounters with Native Americans.
|Oregon Historical Markers
Recent markers tell their tales through panels of colorful text and graphics mounted on cedar frames and posts. Old and new markers not only tell the stories of Oregon, they reflect the changing perspective of Oregon history.
|The Heritage Tree Program is the first state-sponsored heritage tree program in the country, designed to increase public awareness of the important contribution of trees to Oregon's history and the significant role they play in the quality of our daily life.|
|Oregon History & Heritage Photos
Visit Oregon.com's photo gallery to view pictures that represent Oregon's History and Heritage.
|Cultural Tours of Portland
Portland is enriched by the combination of many cultures. These guides will help you tour some of them.
Did you know The Oregon Trail is the longest of the overland routes used in the westward expansion of the United States? Check out Oregon Trivia to become a certified Oregon Geek.
|Portland’s Pittock Mansion
Visit a 16,000 square foot mansion in Portland's west hills that is rooted in history. Visitors can enjoy the architecture, stunning views or the history of the Pittock family.
|Take a tour of Oregon Covered Bridges
Oregon has the largest collection of covered bridges in the West. Start your scenic drive.
Oregon's surviving coastal lighthouses serve as visible, accessible links to the past - monuments to Oregon's maritime heritage.