History

Buzz Martin: The Singing Logger

With a gravelly voice telling tales of whistle-punks and hooktenders, cork boots and mollies, Buzz Martin's songs describe felling Oregon…

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Road Trips for the History Lover

In Oregon, history and adventure are one in the same.

3 years ago

For the Ladies

March brings festivals, conferences and other events celebrating Oregon women. 

3 years ago

How Portland Became Known as the City of Roses

Today, the symbol of the rose is pervasive throughout the metro area. Portland's association with this non-native flower is one…

3 years ago

3 Historic and Scenic Railroads

As train use for shipping goods has waned, organizations around the country have converted historic trains and railroads into sources…

3 years ago

Encyclopedia of Bold Oregon Moments

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment when Oregon’s collective conscience moved beyond a backwater timber state north of California…

3 years ago

Holding on to Historic Theaters

For decades, the lights of a movie theater marquee had been beacons of success.

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Waiting for Bigfoot

For more than forty years, a ten-by-ten-foot wooden box has been sitting deep in the heart of the Siskiyou National…

3 years ago

Claire Phillips: Forgotten Hero

Kneeling blindfolded on the stone floor of a dungeon in medieval Fort Santiago, the prisoner heard a command: “Bow your head!” A Japanese…

3 years ago

The Storied Life of Alvin Josephy

By the time Alvin M. Josephy first visited Joseph, Oregon in 1955, middle-aged Josephy had dropped out of Harvard, worked as a…

3 years ago