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Waldo House by Liz Carter

The Daniel and Melinda Waldo House, constructed in 1854 in the Waldo Hills, east of Salem near present-day Macleay, was the home of the Waldo …

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Waldo Lake by Tom McAllister

Located astride the backbone of the Cascade Mountains in the Willamette National Forest, Waldo Lake is a child of the sky, nourished wholly by rain …

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Walla Walla Treaty Council 1855 by Cliff Trafzer

The treaty council held at Waiilatpu (Place of the Rye Grass) in the Walla Walla Valley in May and June of 1855 forever changed the …

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Walla Walla Valley Railway by Richard Thompson

In 1907, the Walla Walla Valley Railway built a fourteen-mile electric railway from its terminal on 6th Street in downtown Walla Walla, Washington, to Milton-Freewater, …

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Walter Cole (Darcelle) by Valerie Brown

When Walter Cole was discharged from the military in the late 1950s, he had little idea that his alter ego, the female impersonator Darcelle, would …

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Walter Lobitz, Jr. (1911-2006) by Lee Lewis Husk

Walter Lobitz Jr. was one of the most influential dermatologists in Oregon during the twentieth century. He was named head of the Department of Dermatology …

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Walter Perry (1873-1959) by Les Joslin

Walter Julian Perry arrived in Bend, Oregon, on New Year's Day 1925. He had been transferred by the U.S. Forest Service from the Carson National …

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Walter Pierce (1861-1954) by William G. Robbins

Walter Pierce's long public career extended from the 1890s to the political turmoil involving the return of Japanese Americans to their Oregon homes following the …

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Walterville Canal & Powerhouse by George Kramer

The Walterville Canal and Powerhouse is owned and operated by the Eugene Water and Electric Board. Completed in 1911, the powerhouse is in Walterville, east …

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Walt Morey (1907-1992) by Eric A. Kimmel

Walt Morey (1907-1992) was one of four iconic writers who dominated childrens literature in Oregon during the last decades of the twentieth century. The other …

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