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The quote, “Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it” doesn’t hold water here. If you don’t know where the ghost towns, underground tours, and Native American Pow Wows are, read on. Since we’d hate for you to drive right past any of Oregon’s past without being any the wiser, we’ve collected our favorite glimpses into history here.
Road Trip: Umatilla, Hermiston, Echo and Heppner
Just south of US-84 and the Columbia River in Eastern Oregon lies land rich in history and agricultural tradition. The…
Road Trip: Union, Wallowa and Lostine
The Wallowa Mountains stand guard over the northeast corner of the state like sentinels to this rugged and beautiful…
Road Trip: Dallas, Willamina and Grand Ronde
The verdant hills and rambling creeks of the Willamette Valley set the stage for this pocket of communities west of…
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Visit the 50 covered bridges around the state and we promise you’ll be in awe of the range of design and breathtaking views.
Specters of the past linger in Oregon’s many ghost towns.…
From American Indian heritage to the Oregon Trail, Oregon has a strong sense of its past to share.
Oregon history comes to life at its many heritage museums.
Oregon's American Indian tribes share their tribal legacy and history with visitors from around the globe.
Still standing watch along the coast, Oregon's many lighthouses house the maritime history of years gone by.
Old West & Oregon Trail
The Old West is alive and well in Oregon's dude ranches, small towns, rodeos, and historic Oregon Trail.