Columbia River Gorge: National Treasure on the Old Oregon Trail

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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. From the numerous native tribes, Lewis & Clark, and famed botanist David Douglas to a guru's siege at Antelope and the modern Gorge's reputation for world-class windsurfing, its stories shape the area into a thriving chain of distinctive communities. The Gorge meshes its vibrant past with a stunning physical backdrop to provide the perfect vista for all who are curious about this alluring region.
ISBN: 9780738524320
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Oregon
Series: Making of America
Images: 200
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 9.75 (h)
Professional writer and editor Cheri Dohnal takes an authentic look and guides her readers on a detailed journey to examine this diverse territory in an enticing style and voice. Her engaging narrative covers events significant to this place of dramatic landscapes, powerful chronicles, and humorous anecdotes, providing a delightful, historical read.
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