Waterfalls of Oregon

A Look at the Waterfalls of Oregon

In her book Oregon Day Trips by Theme, Stacy McCullough helps readers to discover the state’s unique attractions―beaches, waterfalls, lighthouses, museums, and more. Today we take a look at five waterfalls in the Beaver State.  Oregon is home to hundreds of waterfalls, and waterfall hikes (and photography) are practically...

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Discovering the Lighthouses of Oregon

In her book Oregon Day Trips by Theme, Stacy McCullough helps readers to discover the state’s unique attractions―beaches, caves, lighthouses, museums, and more. Today we take a look at the picturesque lighthouses of the Beaver State.  Cape Blanco Lighthouse Cape Blanco was built in 1870 because the cape’s high winds,...

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South Cle Elum

South Cle Elum Keeps on Keeping On

Nicole Hardina, author of Little Washington, recounts the history of South Cle Elum, a town where the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains are visible from anywhere. In the 1880s, railroad surveyors heard about the coal deposits in Roslyn, and within a year the Northern Pacific...

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Coupeville

Coupeville—A Paradise of Nature

In today’s post, Nicole Hardina, author of Little Washington, tells us all about the history of Coupeville, a paradise of nature, located on Whidbey Island. Natural prairies and marshes characterize Whidbey Island’s landscape, the product of glacial lakes left by a receding Vashon glacier nearly...

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