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Paperback, Gary Lacher, Steve Stone, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738571478
Portland’s theatre history is marked by early enthusiasm and exceptionally vigorous growth. With the Pacific Northwest’s often rainy weather, people sought refuge in movie entertainment, and the city eventually grew to have more theatre seats per capita than similar-sized cities in...
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Paperback, Ray & Jeanna Bottenberg, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738558301
Portland at the end of World War II was an international port and a powerhouse of the timber and shipbuilding industries. Oregon's largest city grew and changed in the decades that followed, adding new industries and population. It also endured reductions in shipbuilding capacity, a devastating...
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Paperback, Connie Nice, History Museum of Hood River County, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738596389
Formerly known as Dog River, Hood River's history is filled with lore and legends as well as abundant natural beauty. The original name of Dog River was thought to come from the demise of a native camp dog by Oregon Trail settlers desperate for meat. Later, Mary Coe, one of the first pioneers...
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Paperback, Deschutes County Historical Society, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738571843
Bend, astride the Deschutes River at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range, got its name from a place on the river that runs through it. Pioneer travelers called the place Farewell Bend because it was where they had their last view of the double bend in the river that afforded a good place to...
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Paperback, Steve Lent, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738548722
Early in 1868, Francis "Barney" Prine arrived in the Crooked River Valley of Central Oregon, established a blacksmith shop made of logs, and dispensed spirits from the back of the cabin. Prine saw the potential for development and industry along the lush banks of Crooked River and Ochoco Creek,...
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Paperback, Cheryl Hill, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467131209
The Mount Hood National Forest is the closest national forest to Portland and encompasses the northern end of Oregons Cascade Mountains and the Columbia River Gorge. Established in 1908 as the Oregon National Forest and renamed the Mount Hood National Forest in 1924, it now consists of more...
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Paperback, Brian K. Johnson, Don Porth, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738548838
Firefighting in Portland boasts many proud traditions and a long and storied history. In 1851, Col. Thomas Dryer, editor of the Oregonian newspaper, decided that it was in the best interest of the city to establish a firefighting force, and with that, he founded the Pioneer Fire Engine Company...
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Paperback, MJ Daspit, Eric Weisinger, 128pages, 9.1 x 6.4 x 0.4, ISBN: 9780738581361
Winemaking in Oregon began more than 150 years ago when Peter Britt of Jacksonville brought grapevine cuttings from CA to create his Valley View Vineyard. By 1890, the Southern Oregon State Board of Agriculture forecast a vineyard-dotted Rogue Valley to rival "the castled Rhine, the classical...
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Paperback, R.J. Guyer, 160pages, 6 x 0.3 x 9, ISBN: 9781626199446
Forestry defined the culture of southern Oregon. Kenneth and Hallie Ford rose from humble beginnings with a single sawmill during the Great Depression and helped transform the states timber industry. They founded one of the largest privately owned wood-products companies in the country, bringing...
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Paperback, Tom Fuller & Christy Van Heukelem, 128pages, 6.5 x 0.3 x 9, ISBN: 9780738571393
Long before the city of Salem got its name, the lush valley was a favorite winter camping location for the Kalapuya tribe. Jason Lee first ventured to Oregon in 1834, at the invitation of Northwest tribes, creating a mission and a settlement here. Native Americans called it...
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Paperback, Robert Miller, 128pages, 6.5 x 0.3 x 9, ISBN: 9780738596617
Named for a founding settler's beloved Irish hometown, Bandon is one of the most picturesque cities on the Oregon coast, located where the smooth and deep waters of the Coquille River meet the Pacific Ocean. Bandon rose to commercial prominence as an exporter of lumber, minerals, agriculture,...
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Paperback, D. C. Jesse Burkhardt, 128pages, 6.5 x 0.3 x 9, ISBN: 9780738529165
Before the rails were up and running along the stunning Columbia River landscape of Oregon and Washington, 19th-century westward travelers faced treacherous conditions. Many emigrants perished before reaching Oregon Territory. Only recently have railways bridged the wide gap formed millions of...
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Paperback, Jennifer Chambers, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467118996
Without the efforts of inspiring, brave women of the past, the progressive and individualistic Oregon we know today might not exist. From native tribes and Oregon Trail pioneers to Victorian suffragists and unlikely politicians, strong female leaders give profound meaning to the state motto,...
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Paperback, Susan L. Glen, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738548944
Following the great fire of 1912 through the “Daddy Train” era, Seaside grew as a holiday and summer resort. The opening of the Oregon Coast Highway from Astoria to California in the late 1920s and of Wolf Creek Highway (Sunset Highway) in the late 1930s made Seaside accessible from Portland by...
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Paperback, Andrea Larson Perez, 128pages, 6.5 x 0.3 x 9, ISBN: 9781467116473
Fortunate to be located in the northwest corner of Oregon, where the mighty Columbia River flows to the Pacific Ocean, Astoria has always inspired residents and visitors. The town’s spectacular natural beauty and accessible everyday life invites documentation. Those lucky enough to experience...
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Paperback, Andrea Larson Perez, 128pages, 6.5 x 0.3 x 9, ISBN: 9781467132305
Camp Rilea, originally named Camp Clatsop, was founded in 1927 and soon became the Oregon National Guard’s preferred training site―a claim that still holds true today. Located on the picturesque Oregon coast in the town of Warrenton, near Astoria, Camp Rilea covers 1,800 acres and includes three...
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Paperback, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738520704
To reach points of commerce for gold assaying or buying supplies, miners from the gold mining boom town of Auburn followed the Oregon Trail east or north. Where the pioneers entered Baker Valley from the gold fields, Baker City sprang up as the county seat of Baker County, named after Colonel...
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ARC157
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Paperback, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738571256
In July 1890, David Eccles and Charles Nibley chartered the Sumpter Valley Railway and changed the social and physical landscape of Eastern Oregon forever. The Sumpter Valley Railway and its parent company, the Oregon Lumber Company, became an economic engine that shaped the lives of generations...
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Paperback, Alfred Mullett & Leonard Merritt, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738575421
In 1889, David Eccles chartered the Oregon Lumber Company, an organization that produced many mills and railways and whose influence was felt from Salt Lake City to Northern California and Idaho. Through family connections, Eccles was also involved with many other logging enterprises, and he...
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Paperback, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738571058
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Paperback, Susan L. Glen, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780738559339
Fort Stevens State Park, named in honor of Gen. Isaac Ingalls Stevens, is located in Warrenton, Oregon, at the mouth of the Columbia River. In February 1862, the U.S. Congress appropriated $100,000 to build defenses against possible naval invasion. In November 1864, a detachment from Fort Canby...
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ARC159
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Paperback, Dan Bosserman, 128pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781467134330
Traveling the Barlow Road, 50,000 pioneers rolled their wagon wheels over the site of today's Sandy Historical Museum without stopping. Not until the arrival of Francis Revenue in 1853 did anyone consider the area suitable for homesteading. Building a store and a bridge across the Sandy River,...
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Paperback, Bonnie Henderson, 304pages, 5 x 7.5, ISBN: 9781680510799
 All trails have been rehiked • Designed for children 10 and under, with most hikes shorter than 5 miles • Tips for family vacation destinations For this new and fully revised edition, veteran author Bonnie Henderson partnered with Zach Urness, hiker, writer, and parent of...
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Paperback, Jeff Birkby, 224pages, 6 x 0.5 x 9, ISBN: 9780762792924
Whether you're searching for a family hot springs resort or an isolated natural soaking pool,  Touring Washington and Oregon Hot Springs, 2nd Edition  will guide you to a truly memorable geothermal experience.  Forty of the best hot springs in the Pacific Northwest are...
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