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West Union Baptist Church (Washington County) by Liz Carter

The West Union Baptist Church, established in 1853, is one of the earliest surviving examples of a pioneer-era church in Oregon. Located in the unincorporated …

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Whale Cove by Cameron La Follette

Whale Cove is a small, nonnavigable bay in Lincoln County, approximately a mile and a half south of the town of Depoe Bay. Only about …

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Whidden and Lewis, architects by Brandon Spencer-Hartle

From 1890 to 1910, the Whidden and Lewis firm dominated architectural design in Portland. The firm designed commercial, educational, public, and residential buildings in a …

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Whitebark pine by Frank A. Lang

Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) is arguably Oregon's quintessential timberline tree. This five-needle pine grows under the harshest of environmental conditions, frequently as a …

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Whitecloud Center by Morgen Young

The Whitecloud Center in Portland was created in 1975 by the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center (OHSC; now Oregon Health & Sciences University) to …

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White Stag Manufacturing by Edwin Battistella

The White Stag block is a renovated complex of environmentally friendly buildings in Old Town, Portland, which now houses the University of Oregon School of …

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Whitman Massacre by Cameron Addis

The 1847 murders of frontier missionaries Marcus and Narcissa Whitman near the confluence of the Columbia and Walla Walla Rivers brought the Oregon Territory under …

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Whitman Massacre Trial by Ronald B. Lansing

On November 29, 1847, Protestant missionaries Marcus and Narcissa Whitman and twelve others were killed by members of the Waiilatpu band of the Cayuse Indian …

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Wild horses in Oregon by Barbara Ditman

Scientists believe that the ancestors of today's horses evolved in North America 3.5 million years ago. Those animals became extinct in the Americas at least …

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Wilhelm Keil (1812-1877) by Jim Kopp

Known by his followers as Father Keil and as Dr. Keil and King Keil to others, Wilhelm Keil was the leader of one of the most …

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