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  1. Gorge White House

    The Gorge White House is a unique “agri-cultural” experience that blends a historic structure, agricultural heritage of the valley, art and wine.  The owner grew up in the home and is a fourth-generation orchardist with a wealth of knowledge about the orchard industry. The Gorge…

    Location: 2265 Highway 35, Hood River, OR
  2. Government Camp – Mt. Hood’s Alpine Village

    Government Camp, Mt. Hood’s Alpine Village, has provided visitors with a variety of lodging, dining and shopping choices since the turn of the 20th century. It serves as a base for visitors to enjoy outstanding recreational opportunities such as hikes, lakes, wildflowers, bike trails and…

    Location: Government Camp, OR
  3. Hayward Field

    Often referred to as the Carnegie Hall of track and field, Hayward Field is located on the University of Oregon campus.  Originally built for football in 1919, a six-lane cinder track bordering the playing field was installed in 1921, and in 1925 the wooden east grandstand…

    Location: 1580 East 15th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97403
  4. Historic Aurora

    Aurora is a national historic district and a popular tourism location known for the unique history of the old Aurora Colony, a group of German Christians who settled here in 1856, bringing with them their particularly successful utopian society.  The Old Aurora Colony Museum complex…

    Location: 15052 - 2nd Street NE, Aurora, Oregon , OR 97002
  5. Historic Balch Hotel

    The Balch Hotel, listed on the National Historic Register, is close to Oregon’s most contrasting geography. In 45 minutes you can drive from lush greenery and forest to rolling wheat farmland. It’s a beautifully restored 100-year-old hotel (it still has century-old wiggly glass), devoid of…

    Location: 40 South Heimrich, Dufur, OR 97021
  6. Historic Butteville Store

    The Butteville Store has served hunters, trappers, travelers, missionaries and farmers for more than 135 years. The Butteville Store is the oldest operating store in the state of Oregon, and was built in 1863. United States presidents have stopped here, and the history of the place is…

    Location: 10767 Butte Street NE, Butteville, OR 97002
  7. Historic Canyonville

    Located 98  miles from the California border, Canyonville is the third-oldest city in Oregon. Nestled at the base of one of the most difficult passes in the Applegate Trail, it was a natural stopping point. Crossing the Applegate Trail was unbelievably difficult, and the services…

    Location: Main Street and surrounds, Canyonville, OR 97417
  8. Historic Columbia River Highway

    Because much of it is inside the National Scenic Act area, the Historic Columbia River Highway is a great story of preservation of a scenic, cultural, natural and recreational resource. This incredibly scenic road twists and rolls past waterfalls, lookouts, lakes and rock formations, letting visitors feel what it…

    Location: Troutdale, OR
  9. Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail

    The Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, two disconnected paved ribbons along abandoned stretches of the historic U.S. Highway 30, give you more than 10 miles of sightseeing thrills, including semi-arid terrain dotted with ponderosa pine for about a mile until you reach the Twin…

  10. Historic downtown Centralia

    Imagine an entire downtown listed on the National Register of Historic Places and you have found Centralia.  Restored early-1900s buildings now house City Hall, an antiques mall, and a railroad depot in this century-old district where stagecoaches once trod. Tower Avenue is lined with antique…

    Location: 12-block area between RR tracks, Pearl, Center and Walnut, Centralia, WA 98591
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