As the state’s official tourism agency, we’re still pretty excited about Oregon’s 150th Birthday. And, as it turns out, so is the internet!

Here are some fun tidbits we found…

Flickr Blog – Happy 150th Birthday, Oregon!

Oregon State University (OSU) joins The Commons on Flickr – a project that showcases hidden treasures in public photography archives. OSU is the first university partner in this project.

NPR Weekend Edition, Saturday – Oregon’s 150th Calls For A New Act

Pink Martini’s Thomas Lauderdale talks to Scott Simon about the resurrection of the musical that was created to celebrate Oregon’s 100th birthday.

USA Today – Happy 150th birthday, Oregon

To toast its sesquicentennial in style, the nation’s 33rd state kicks things off with fetes and galas across the state.

So, tell us…What did you do to celebrate Oregon’s 150th Birthday?

About the Author: Rhiannon West Chamberlain

Rhiannon is a native Oregonian who grew up exploring the nooks and crannies of the Oregon Coast and daydreaming in Powell’s City of Books. She now lives in NE Portland with her husband and her new baby boy and looks forward to teaching him to love Oregon as much as she does. Rhiannon attended both the University of Oregon and Portland State University, where she studied Journalism and Mass Media. She claims to ‘bleed green’ and happily cheers for both the Ducks and the Vikings every chance she gets. In her free time, Rhiannon enjoys sipping Oregon Pinot, finding new restaurants, bargain hunting and trying new recipes – sometimes successfully. She has a child-like enthusiasm for trying new things and rediscovering old ones – such as skee-ball, mini golf, and big slides.

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