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  1. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

    Fort Vancouver is a historical site of national significance as the location of a major British fur-trading fort from 1825-1860.  It was the headquarters of the Columbia Department for the Hudson’s Bay Company.  In 1818, the United States and Britain agreed to share all of…

    Location: 612 E Reserve St, Vancouver, WA 98661
  2. Gallery Without Walls

    The Gallery Without Walls outdoor sculpture exhibition adds color, form, texture and diverse content to the streets of downtown Lake Oswego. Open 24/7 and free to all, the unique gallery brings art into the lives of citizens and visitors – as a destination for a…

    Location: A Avenue , Lake Oswego, OR 97034
  3. Goldendale Observatory

    The Goldendale Observatory Interpretive Center is located on a hilltop North of Goldendale. Gaze at planets, nebulae, and galaxies through the lens of one of the nation’s largest public telescopes available in the evenings for public viewing sessions. The facility is run by the Washington State…

    Location: 1602 Observatory Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. High Desert Museum

    The High Desert Museum provides an educational experience that helps preserve and enhance the local culture and environment. The museum includes permanent exhibits such as ”Spirit of the West,” concerning settlement of the west by pioneers, and “By Hand through Memory,” concerning the impact of that settlement on Native American…

    Location: 59800 South Hwy 97, Bend, OR 97702
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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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