Specters of the past linger in Oregon’s many ghost towns. Visit the deserted and abandoned sites around the state and imagine once-thriving towns that vanished into thin air.
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an Oregon StoryOregon Ghost Towns: Boyd, Dufur and Friend
Driving through the sun struck wheat fields south of Mosier and The Dalles, it’s nearly impossible to believe that the sculpted chasm of the Columbia River Gorge is anywhere nearby. It’s also hard to believe that the ghost towns dotting the map…Continue reading this story…
a Grant’s GetawayOregon Ghost Towns and New Beginnings
Just past the Gorge in EasternOregon, less than 20 miles south of The Dalles, you quickly see that distances are great, the people are few and times gone by are easy to find. Oregon history buff Robert Waldron said that the Friend School,built…Continue reading this story…
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