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Hallie Ford Museum of Art by Sarah Evans

The Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University has only been in existence since 1998, but it has quickly established itself as a venue ...

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Lower Klamath Lake by William G. Robbins

Before human engineering altered the upper Klamath Basin, water flowed from Upper Klamath Lake into Link River, a short stream that emptied into Lake Ewauna ...

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City of Mt. Angel by Ted Dethlefs

Mt. Angel is a small community of about 3,700 people approximately eighteen miles northeast of Salem. Indians had worshipped on the butte, called Tapalamaho ...

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Charles S. (Sam) Jackson (1860-1924) by Barbara Mahoney

Charles S. “Sam” Jackson, born in Virginia in 1860, came to Oregon in 1880 and settled in Pendleton. Barely twenty and without any formal training ...

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Willamette River flood of 1996 by William F. Willingham

In 1996, as part of a larger pattern of winter flooding in the Pacific Northwest, the Willamette River experienced a major flooding, threatening the City ...

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Oregon Sunstone by Patricia Saab

Hold a nugget of Oregon sunstone in your palm, and you will understand why the 1987 Oregon legislature designated it as the official state gemstone ...

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Jennifer Gray Kyle (1859-1913) by Kyle Jansson

Late in his life, President Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) said the best advice he had ever been given came from Salem Sunday school teacher Jennifer Gray ...

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Children's Festival by Patricia L. Blair

Each July, the Storytelling Guild of Medford presents the Children's Festival in Jacksonville. This all-volunteer program, begun in 1967, is designed to present a ...

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George Fox University by Ralph Beebe

George Fox University’s roots reach to 1885 and the founding in what is now Newberg of Friends Pacific Academy, with future President Herbert Hoover one ...

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Hazelnut Industry by Polly Owen

Hazelnuts, also called filberts, have provided food for indigenous peoples in the Northern Hemisphere since the glacial age. Two varieties are important to Oregon. Corylus ...

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