Articles by John Chilson

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Oregon’s Grand Old Hotels

August 28th, 2013

Towns sprouted around Oregon during the 19th century on the heels of the Oregon Trail, and hotels were some of the…

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I am looking to do a trek across Oregon to visit all the historical landmarks. What places are a must see?

I’d start in Baker City and move west! Good start for historical landmarks: Flickr…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
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How did Grants Pass get it’s name? I’ve heard several different versions.

The name, according to the City of Grants Pass, was selected to honor General U.S. Grant’s success at Vicksburg…

February 3rd, 2012- Post Your Answer
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About Author John Chilson

When John isn't exploring and celebrating Oregon's recent past, discovering hidden gems and new places, he's walking Portland's numerous neighborhoods (from downtown to the eastside). Otherwise, he's reading and producing new media and old media alike, and enjoying local Oregon beer, coffee and food and bounty - in all seasons. John chronicles all his adventures over at his blog, LostOregon.org.

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