Astoria Oregon Haunted Places: Ghost Tales Explored

Astoria, Oregon, the oldest settlement west of the Mississippi, may be one of the “most wicked places on earth.” Some people believe it is the most haunted city in Oregon! Shipwrecks were common on this dangerous, foggy part of the … Continue reading Continue reading

Christmas 2017 – Enjoy Astoria Oregon Holiday Events

It’s time to make plans for a joyful holiday getaway to Astoria this December, with Christmas concerts and carols, tours and holiday tea at the Flavel House Mansion, plus performances of A Christmas Carol and Astoria’s own melodramatic version, Scrooged … Continue reading Continue reading

OR Railfans – 2017 Clamshell Railroad Days July 15-16

Celebrate the history of railroading in the Pacific Northwest at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum’s Clamshell Railroad Days, July 15-16, 2017. Railfans of all ages can tour the railroad’s Pullman coach, the NAHCOTTA, a typical passenger coach of the 1880s. … Continue reading Continue reading

Enjoy Fort Clatsop Historical Programs Summer 2017

While visiting Astoria this summer, step back two centuries in time to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Park and experience what life was like for the Corps of Discovery when they wintered at Fort Clatsop in 1805-6. The log … Continue reading Continue reading

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum: Oregon’s Botanical Landscape

The current exhibit at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, Oregon’s Botanical Landscape: An Opportunity to Imagine Oregon Before 1800, presents works by Corvallis resident Frances Stillwell. Her 82 pastel drawings, watercolors, and oils represent the native flora of all eight … Continue reading Continue reading