Oregon

Oregon History Books


Oregon local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Beaver State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the covered bridges throughout the state and along the Oregon coast, to the home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, generations of victory and discovery at the Oregon State Fair, the vanishing architecture of Portland, the Rogue Valley wine fields, and towns like Bend, Hillsboro, Talent, Salem, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Oregon.


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A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine: Mastodons to Molecular Gastronomy
A History of Pacific Northwest Cuisine: Mastodons to Molecular Gastronomy

$19.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: American Palate
With a dash of humor and a sprinkling of recipes, culinarian Marc Hinton chronicles the bounty of the Pacific Northwest from the mastodon me ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781609496166
African Americans of Portland
African Americans of Portland

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
The prolific journey of African Americans in Portland is rooted in the courageous determination of black pioneers to begin anew in an unfami ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738596198
Aloha-Reedville
Aloha-Reedville

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
What we think of today as Aloha or Aloha-Reedville in Washington County, Oregon, was once a collection of small villages that developed near ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738599526
Around Florence
Around Florence

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Florence, located midway on the Oregon coast, has North America’s largest stretch of dunes to the south and the most photographed headlands ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467131520
Ashland
Ashland

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
What is known as Ashland today was historically less of a destination than a crossroads. Native Americans had passed through the valley for ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738571027
Astoria
Astoria

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Astoria is the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains. It began in 1811 as a small but ambitious fur trading venture of New ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738575278
Aviation in Southern Oregon
Aviation in Southern Oregon

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of Aviation
Medford, Oregon, pioneered aviation in Southern Oregon and has long enjoyed a reputation for being an air-minded city. When the City of Medf ...
Images of Aviation Available $21.99 9780738581910
Bandon
Bandon

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Named for a founding settler's beloved Irish hometown, Bandon is one of the most picturesque cities on the Oregon coast, located where the s ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738596617
Beaverton
Beaverton

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
From the first land claim in 1847 to the growing technology industry of the 21st century, the city of Beaverton, Oregon, has had an impressi ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738593302
Bend
Bend

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Bend, astride the Deschutes River at the eastern foot of the Cascade Range, got its name from a place on the river that runs through it. Pio ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738571843
Bend
Bend

$7.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Postcards of America
Bend boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, the Deschutes County Historical So ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738571997
Bend Beer: A History of Brewing in Central Oregon
Bend Beer: A History of Brewing in Central Oregon

$19.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: American Palate
With more breweries per capita than any other Oregon city, Bend is a beer mecca. Prior to Prohibition, the state had a burgeoning brewing in ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781626194670
Boring
Boring

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Bob Boring, great-grandson of the Civil War veteran who lent his name to the community, says, “Boring is a name, not a condition.” The recen ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467132107
Bridges of Portland
Bridges of Portland

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Portland is an inland port city that rose to importance in the mid-19th century as a major shipping point for the Pacific Northwest's wheat, ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738548760
Bridges of the Oregon Coast
Bridges of the Oregon Coast

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
In the 1920s and 1930s, Oregon's legendary bridge engineer Conde B. McCullough designed a first-rate collection of aesthetic bridges on the ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738548609
Building the Columbia River Highway: They Said It Couldn't Be Done
Building the Columbia River Highway: They Said It Couldn't Be Done

$19.99 Backordered
state: Oregon
series:
When nine-hundred-foot ice age floods carved the Columbia River Gorge through the Cascade Mountains to the sea, little space was left for ma ...
Backordered $19.99 9781626192713
Camp Rilea
Camp Rilea

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Camp Rilea, originally named Camp Clatsop, was founded in 1927 and soon became the Oregon National Guard’s preferred training site—a claim t ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467132305
Cascadia Clash: Sounders versus Timbers
Cascadia Clash: Sounders versus Timbers

$19.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Sports
For decades, the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers have met on the pitch to battle for territorial respect and Pacific Northwest dom ...
Sports Available $19.99 9781609496425
Columbia River Gorge: National Treasure on the Old Oregon Trail
Columbia River Gorge: National Treasure on the Old Oregon Trail

$24.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Making of America
Lying in the shadows of Mt. Hood and the Cascade peaks, Columbia River Gorge is as rich in history as the bounty its fertile soils provide. ...
Making of America Available $24.99 9780738524320
Coos Bay
Coos Bay

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Originally called Marshfield, the city of Coos Bay has transitioned from a pioneer and frontier boomtown that was developed by coalminers, s ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738589176
Coos County
Coos County

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Long before the wreck of the Captain Lincoln in 1852 brought settlers to the North Spit, Native Americans and foreign explorers, including S ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738548036
Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove

$21.99 Backordered
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Cottage Grove is a picturesque little hometown nestled in the Willamette Valley. Pioneers following the Oregon Trail west settled in the are ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738580357
Crater Lake National Park
Crater Lake National Park

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
For more than half a million years, volcano Mount Mazama towered over southern Oregon. From time to time, it erupted, spreading pumice, ash, ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467130943
Crook County
Crook County

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Crook County, Oregon, is located in the heart of the state and was created from Wasco County on October 24, 1882. The original Crook County ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467130592
Dallas
Dallas

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
The only people living along the banks of the LaCreole River before 1842 were Native Americans and a few itinerant French Canadian fur trapp ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738596228
Dory Fleet of Pacific City, The
Dory Fleet of Pacific City, The

$19.99 Backordered
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
With its smooth, sandy beach, the quiet coastal town of Pacific City, on the coast of Oregon’s Tillamook County, is the perfect home for a u ...
Images of America Backordered $19.99 9780738558134
Douglas County Chronicles: History from the Land of One Hundred Valleys
Douglas County Chronicles: History from the Land of One Hundred Valleys

$19.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: American Chronicles
Douglas County, Oregon, stretches west from Crater Lake and the forested peaks of the Cascades until it reaches the shores of the Pacific in ...
American Chronicles Available $19.99 9781609497651
Eagle Point
Eagle Point

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
The first settlers watched in awe as magnificent eagles soared overhead and nested high up on a butte. They decided to name their new town E ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738593104
Estacada
Estacada

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Estacada, incorporated in 1905, is located in the foothills of the Cascade Range. The town owes its existence to the construction of the fir ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738589145
Eugene
Eugene

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Since its beginnings in the 1850s, Eugene has attracted independent thinkers. Its early leaders sited the town in a picturesque location alo ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738593234
Filipinos in the Willamette Valley
Filipinos in the Willamette Valley

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Tucked among the great pioneer destinations on the Oregon Trail is the fertile agricultural area of the Willamette Valley. Today the valley ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738581101
Forest Grove
Forest Grove

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Forest Grove, one of the first settlements in the Oregon Territory, owes its name to its many varieties of trees. The first Euro-American se ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738581170
Fort Stevens
Fort Stevens

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Fort Stevens State Park, named in honor of Gen. Isaac Ingalls Stevens, is located in Warrenton, Oregon, at the mouth of the Columbia River. ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738559339
Gold Beach and South Curry County
Gold Beach and South Curry County

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Curry County is made up of small communities, ranging from the county line between Langlois and Bandon to the state line. From the inception ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738596150
Gold Hill
Gold Hill

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Gold Hill is a product of the frontier days, when bold men sought golden riches despite ongoing hardships. The 1860 discovery of the famous ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738581798
Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway
Golf in Oregon: Historic Tales from the Fairway

$16.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Sports
In his lengthy career as an Oregon sportswriter (thirty seven years with The Oregonian), Bob Robinson covered a variety of regional and nati ...
Sports Available $16.99 9781609496487
Grants Pass
Grants Pass

$21.99 Backordered
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Grants Pass was one of the last towns established in Josephine County. Initially named Perkinsville, the city was a precinct of Jackson Coun ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738595788
Gresham
Gresham

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
The history of Gresham, Oregon, is rooted in the pioneers who trekked along the Oregon Trail in the 1800s. Traveling down the Columbia River ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738582061
Harney County
Harney County

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Located in the southeastern corner of Oregon, Harney County covers approximately 10,600 square miles and supports a population of just over ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738559223
Haunted Independence, Oregon
Haunted Independence, Oregon

$19.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Haunted America
Meet the spirits of Independence, Oregon, who whisper to passersby and tickle the spines of the curious: A young woman who threw herself fro ...
Haunted America Available $19.99 9781609498726
Hidden History of Civil War Oregon
Hidden History of Civil War Oregon

$19.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Hidden History
Many Oregonians think of the Civil War as a faraway event or something that happens when the Ducks and the Beavers tangle. Few know that the ...
Hidden History Available $19.99 9781609494247
Hidden History of Portland, Oregon
Hidden History of Portland, Oregon

$19.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Hidden History
In this engaging narrative, author JD Chandler crafts a people's history of Portland, Oregon, sharing the lesser-known stories of individual ...
Hidden History Available $19.99 9781626191983
Hillsboro
Hillsboro

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Hillsboro began as a crossroads for the Native American Atfalati, retired trappers, missionaries, and land-hungry settlers whose collection ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738571829
Historic Baker City, Oregon
Historic Baker City, Oregon

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
To reach points of commerce for gold assaying or buying supplies, miners from the gold mining boom town of Auburn followed the Oregon Trail ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738520704
Hockey in Portland
Hockey in Portland

$19.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of Sports
Portland, Oregon, has an old and rich hockey tradition. The City of Roses was home to six professional hockey teams that took the ice in fi ...
Images of Sports Available $19.99 9780738548043
Hood River
Hood River

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Formerly known as Dog River, Hood River's history is filled with lore and legends as well as abundant natural beauty. The original name of D ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738596389
Inside Oregon State Hospital: A History of Tragedy and Triumph
Inside Oregon State Hospital: A History of Tragedy and Triumph

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Landmarks
Seen through the eyes of the patients who lived there, Inside Oregon State Hospital" examines the world of the Northwest's oldest mental hos ...
Landmarks Available $21.99 9781626190405
Jacksonville
Jacksonville

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
It was the winter of 1851-1852 when the word "gold" echoed throughout the valley. Soon hundreds of gold miners flocked to Table Rock City, l ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738580555
Keizer
Keizer

$21.99 Available
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
The community of Keizer was shaped by the banks of the Willamette River. It was first inhabited by the Kalapuya tribe, and then came fur tra ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467132619
Lake Oswego
Lake Oswego

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Oregon
series: Images of America
Fifteen thousand years ago, the Missoula floods roared out of the Columbia River Gorge and sculpted a lakebed out of an old river channel. I ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738570853

 
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